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Fort Snelling State Park

101 Snelling Lake Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55111-4116
+1 612-725-2389
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Living History of Early 1800s Military Fort

A lot of history here and very neat during the busy months of the year they have actors and... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Beautiful Nature

This is a Wonderful State Part to visit, right next to MSP Airport. Every time that we go there we... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Yokohama, Japan
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101 Snelling Lake Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55111-4116
+1 612-725-2389
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

A lot of history here and very neat during the busy months of the year they have actors and actresses portraying the life of the times. Whether you are here for history or spending the day with kids it is very fun and entertaining.

Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a Wonderful State Part to visit, right next to MSP Airport. Every time that we go there we are able to see wild deer, turkeys and birds. In the past when walking we have come close to deer, but this is only possible...More

Thank Yuko-Stu
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Great hiking trails by the river. This park is in Minneapolis and easy to get to anytime of the year.

Thank Karenstauber
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Paid the $5 entry fee to take a morning run around one of the islands - I believe it was PIke Island. It was just over 3 miles round trip from the parking lot and was a perfect way to start the day. Gravel trail...More

Thank RachaelDenverCO
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The Mississippi and Minnesota rivers meet in this park. I did the Pikes island hike which took me to the merging point of the two rivers. Great for hiking through out the year. Learnt a lot about our national history. Great to hike and spend...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We came here for a walk before dinner. What a pleasure. Beautiful fall colors. Wild turkey, lots of woodpeckers even bald eagles!

Thank Chuckvic
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I wanted to go to this historic site for some time since visiting Minneapolis a few times. I found out they were having a special reactment weekend so I decided to go and wasn't disappointed. The actors did a wonderful job of filling me in...More

Thank Brew311
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Went for the hiking trails as it was a perfect day. Trails are nicely maintained and well marked . My son liked it as it had the most different Pokemon go stops and creatures that he has seen. Take it in you won't be disappointed

Thank stb55
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This park is in two parts; th ehistory fort and the park ground down the bluff. The urban park offers and well kept wooded area along the Mississippi & Minnesota Rivers. This fort taks you back when Minn. was on the frontier. One big down...More

Thank Todd T
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We took our young kids there to visit the beach and otherwise enjoy nature. The 'beach' wasn't really anything you could enjoy but to look at. There really weren't many open areas either. This park seems ideal for hiking or other nature camps or groups,...More

Thank Nikki R
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Aaron S
Are there rocks and such for the little to climb upon and romper about?
30 July 2016|
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Response from stb55 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know of any specific rock areas
Cassandra B
Are dogs allowed on the trails?
3 August 2015|
Response from mn_usa1 | Reviewed this property |
We saw tons of dogs on the trails.