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Great for a hot day!

We came here as a group of friends, and had a blast! It was very safe and had marked trails to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt B
Rockport, Texas
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Beautiful trails

Gentle trails--mostly stroller or even wheelchair accessible. Don't forget the map that they hand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
East Wenatchee, Washington
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1802 County Road 137, Waite Park, MN 56387-2071
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as a group of friends, and had a blast! It was very safe and had marked trails to get to the quarry. We had trails to get to the jumping cliffs and they were very fun! (Probably 30+ feet at the tallest...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gentle trails--mostly stroller or even wheelchair accessible. Don't forget the map that they hand out upon entry. There are many trails and those of us who are directionally challenged could easily take a wrong turn. The quarries are numbered and marked on the map. In...More

1  Thank Whaaat77
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We had been traveling for a while and saw a sign for quarry park I told my husband I remembered seeing that on trip advisor so we stopped. We thought it might be a good place for a picnic. We found that it was an...More

2  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We went to this park last summer. There are no life guards. It just didn't seem real kid friendly. Last we heard that two weeks after we were there someone had died jumping from one of the high rocks. Yes, this has been there for...More

3  Thank minneapol
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is ABSOLUTELY a must see & do when you are in the St. Cloud area! If is a beautiful park filled with quarries that you can swim in. They have different areas available for swimming in the summer. Lots of trails to walk, bike,...More

Thank June R
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I only use the park in the winter when I go c c sking ,the trails are simply awesome and they try and do a good job grooming them ,the only problem is that there are morons who walk the trails and don't know how...More

Thank whatstheuse123
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A visit to this park is multifaceted: History of granite mining with actual displays of early 20th. century machinery, view deep quarries, see geology of the area, nature trails, clean swimming area with decks. Clean bathrooms and handicap accessible satellites along the way. Plenty of...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a few hours of nature and soaking in the colors of autumn. So beautiful!! We made our way around the park to see all of the quarries. Highly recommend a fall visit to the park! The lady at the check-in...More

Thank annie2873
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Went with 13 & 15 year old daughters. Make sure to bring floaties. There is no "beach" and pretty much you're in deep water. Went in Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Water was cool, but not too cold for a sunny warm day. It is...More

1  Thank Lesmn
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I live just a mile from the quarries and it is one of my favorite local hiking destinations. The paths are plenty and the nature is beautiful in the park. It's a great place to walk a dog, ride a sport bike, snow shoe, cross...More

1  Thank Dawn H
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Elaine R
6 August 2017|
Response from G8683VWwendys | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Elaine - According to the web site: "Pets are allowed within the park when attended and effectively restrained by leash, not longer than 6 feet. Pets are prohibited from buildings and swimming areas. Owners must clean up... More
Suzanne B
15 August 2016|
Response from amorace | Reviewed this property |
no.. it is a county park. No different than any other county park.
25 June 2016|
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Response from NotAFoodSnobFromNY | Reviewed this property |
The Quarry 11 area include two grills on either end of an L-shaped shelter shading three tables plus three more picnic tables along the quarry's oak-and-aspen shaded rim.