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William O'Brien State Park

State Highway 95, Marine on Saint Croix, MN
+1 651-433-0500
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A little bit of Heaven!

This park is one that has bike trails, camping, and boat access to the St. Croix River. You may... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Marlene W
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Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota
Beautiful State Park!

My family and I love this State Park. In the summer they have swimming and camping and hiking and... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Stefania M
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Poor2%
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State Highway 95, Marine on Saint Croix, MN
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+1 651-433-0500
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"perfect size"
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"marine"
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This park is one that has bike trails, camping, and boat access to the St. Croix River. You may also ski down the winding hill during the winter months. The picnic areas are spaced out to let you feel like you are almost alone! It...More

2  Thank Marlene W
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I love this State Park. In the summer they have swimming and camping and hiking and in the winter they have cross country ski trails as well as hiking. It’s quiet but safe and the sites are beautiful!

1  Thank Stefania M
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I very much like the hiking trail at William o Brien state park. The trail winds around Lake Alice and goes along the St. Croix river. The loop is around 1.6 miles. The gravel is just right. It gradually goes up and down so no...More

Thank aedarshani5
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The park was beautiful and the beach was perfect. The benches on the beach was nice to sit on. The woods and flowers were very pretty. The visitor center was fun and many things to look at

Thank Stephanie F
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a nice Park for family camping and only half hour from Twin cities. Great for hiking as well. The Hiking trails are nice, the park is clean and we had a great time.

2  Thank Lee T
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We visited this park on a Sunday afternoon. The weather was sunny and mild, and we walked most of trails on the visitor center side for about 3 hours. Then we drove to east side of the park with the beach and the river, walked...More

Thank LisaMNUSA
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We stayed at William O'Brien State Park for Mothers Day weekend. It was the perfect distance away from the Twin Cities for a quick two night camping trip. It was very clean, quiet and we really felt like we were out of the cities and...More

1  Thank canamhockeyfam
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

I thought from the name of the "Savanna" campground that there would be open spaces and maybe some trees. There were. I also hoped that the park would account for the lack of trees by making the campsites larger. They did not. From the window...More

1  Thank Nathan S
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We are so fortunate to have our state park system. Inviting, typically well kept, and so many recreational opportunities. O'Brien lives up to that, too. Great hiking trails even in the spring they are doing pretty well with not too many mucky areas. The visitor...More

2  Thank JCJake
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Ended up here after trying to go to Interstate but it was too icy; great views of the river and a wonderful park for hikes!

Thank Rachel C
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