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  St. Croix State Park Spring Fun Walk
Saturday, May 9
AVA Sanction ID #116160

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Clayton Beach

Start times:

You may start anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., and finish by 4 p.m.

The Trail

Distance and trails: 

Sanctioned for 12km made up of shorter loops of about 6km each.
1. 6km loop from Clayton Beach on the Sand Creek Trail. Rate 1B.
2. Undetermined 6km loop, depending on the river levels, the Two Rivers Trail or an out and back on the Big Eddy to High Banks Trailhead. Rate 2B.
3. “Create your own kilometer trail” will follow the paved bike trail from Clayton Beach with markers every KM for an out and back up to 10km. Rate 1A.
4. Challenge trail will be to climb the 100 foot fire tower (no IVV credit), on the road between Clayton Beach and the High Banks trailhead. Rate 4B.

Event Award

Norway Red Pine leather pin, $8; IVV event book credit, $3; walk only, $2.

State Park Vehicle Permit

A state park vehicle permit is required when you enter any state park. Daily permits cost $7.
An annual permit can be purchased for $35 and entitles you to an unlimited number of visits to
any and all Minnesota State Parks for 12 months after date of purchase.


Water and restrooms are available at the center.
NSTT will offer a participant picnic throughout the day for a donation to cover costs.

Event Contacts

For event information call Wayne Heath, cell 651-249-8886 or
Wally Swanson, 507-362-8760.
For park info call 320-384-6050.

Getting There

30065 St. Croix State Park Rd., Hinckley, MN 55037.
90 miles north of the Twin Cities, take I35 north to Hinckley, turn east (right) on MN 48 and follow it 15 miles to St. Croix Park Road, turn south (right) which is the park entrance road.

More about St. Croix State Park.


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