If you haven’t yet experienced the magic of Itasca State Park in Minnesota, this is the perfect chance to do so. Itasca State Park, famous as being where the headwaters of the mighty Mississippi River are located, is simply magical. In summertime, there are trails to bike and hike, a fire tower to climb, and acres of majestic pine forest. In mid-September, fall colors are starting to creep in, giving the park a magical autumn glow that simply needs to be seen in person. By December, the snow will start to fly and we’ll be talking about snowshoeing and cross-country skiing through the park. The park and its visitor centers are open year-round.
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Itasca State Park in Minnesota was first established in 1891. It’s actually Minnesota’s oldest state park. There are more than 100 lakes within Itasca State Park’s 32,000 acres, but it is most notable for its access to the headwaters of the Mississippi River.
Standing under the majestic, towering pines on these historic grounds is an experience unto itself. Beyond that, here are 7 of our favorite things to do in Itasca State Park:
Leech Lake Bed and Breakfast Resort is located near the town of Walker Minnesota, on the shores of beautiful Leech Lake. We’re approximately 45 minutes from Itasca State Park, but the perfect place to make your home base while you visit this exceptionally beautiful part of Minnesota. This private lakefront getaway is perfect for adventure, romance, and relaxation. No matter the time of year, you’ll find the Leech Lake Bed and Breakfast is the perfect getaway.Book Your Stay