Minnesota State Parks

Minnesota National and State Parks and Recreation

Minnesota has one national park, 64 State Parks, 55 State Forests, 1 State Natural Area, 2 State Wildlife Areas, 548 State Wildlife Management Areas, 2 National Forests, 7 National Wildlife Refuges, and 7 Wilderness Areas.

 

 

National Park

State Parks

State Forests

State Natural Area

State Wildlife Areas

  • State Wildlife Management Areas

National Forests

National Wildlife Refuges

  • Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Big Stone Wetland Management District  
  • Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District  
  • Fergus Falls Wetland Management District  
  • Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Litchfield Wetland Management District  
  • Mille Lacs National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Minnesota Valley Wetland Management District  
  • Morris Wetland Management District  
  • Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Rydell National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Tamarac Wetland Management District  
  • Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge  
  • Windom Wetland Management District

Minnesota Wilderness Areas

There are seven wilderness areas in the state of Minnesota.

  • Agassiz Wilderness
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
  • Keeley Creek Natural Area
  • Lac la Croix Research Natural Area
  • Lake Agassiz Peatlands Natural Area
  • Pine Point Research Natural Area
  • Tamarac Wilderness