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Take Advantage Of These Things To Do At Itasca State Park

January 5, 2024

Itasca State Park is one of the best state parks in Minnesota. It is a stunning location no matter the time of year. When the weather warms up, and the foliage begins to flourish, it becomes a magical place to visit. The best lodging near the park is at Little Norway Resort. We are a cozy retreat for you and your family within close driving distance of things to do at Itasca State Park. Here are some ideas for things to do at Itasca State Park this year.

Fun Things To Do:

Itasca State Park is one of the best state parks in Minnesota, so it’s well worth your time to visit part of it while you stay with us. Here is a rundown of some of the best things to do in the park. 

  • There is an abundance of hiking trails in the state park. For suggestions on trails, try Dr. Roberts or Brower trails.
  • Itasca State Park is host to many unique events too. Check the park's event calendar for what is upcoming. For example, the park hosts Kid's Science Discovery events and more exciting events.
  • For wildlife enthusiasts, you can swing by the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center and get an update on recent wildlife sightings and trail conditions.
  • Consider heading north to the Mary Gibbs Center at the Headwaters of the Mississippi River State Water Trail. Seeing the headwaters is a unique experience that you won’t soon forget.
  • At the end of your adventure, head back to Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center to learn some history about the state park and the area.

Take Advantage of Itasca State Park’s Scenic Wonder

Pack your camera and take pictures of all of the things to do at Itasca State Park. Little Norway Resort will be waiting for you to return. Our cabins are within a few feet of Little Mantrap Lake and only a few minutes to the park entrance. To plan your stay at the Little Norway Resort today, check our availability online or call us at 218-732-5480.

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