Minnesota Parks and Forests
Minnesota has one of the nation’s great, diverse state parks systems, over 227,000 acres in 73 parks and recreation areas, with 1,030 miles of hiking trails. Voyageurs National Park is uniquely accessible only by boat. Minnesota is also home to Chippewa and Superior national forests, the latter home to the renowned Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Beyond that there are innumerable public campgrounds and parks at the regional, county and city level.