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Wild River State Park Fall Fun Walk - Main park
Sunday, September 24
AVA Sanction ID #124002

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Watch for more information on celebrating NSTT's 25th Anniversary AND

Wild River State Park's 50th Anniversary! 


Start/finish: Visitor Center

Start times: You may start anytime between 9 a.m. to noon,
and finish by 3 p.m.

We ask that you print the registration sheet linked below,
fill it out and bring it to the event along with your payment.
This will decrease the handling of money.
If you pay cash please bring exact change.

See the COVID-19 Safey Sheet on

The Trail
Distance: 12km
4km or 6km options on Old Military Road, which is flat with grass and sandy trails. This trail was once the historic Point Douglas to Superior Military Road (Old Military Road). Walk through a prairie, and beneath trees that border the river. Horseback riders share this trail. This is an out and back trail.
For more distance there will be an option to walk the Amik’s Pond Trail before going back uphill to the Visitor Center. This would add 2km to your distance on Old Military Road.
The Amik’s Pond Trail is a 3km loop by itself and includes grassy trails, park road and on the paved bike trail.
All the trails above begin and end with a long hill from the Visitor Center to the valley.
The Windfall/Mitigwaki loop is 3km that goes through woods, with no significant hills and a short distance on the paved bike trail. 
Optional Trails: Walkers may also opt to walk the Old Military Road/Deer Creek Loop, which is a 7km trail. Deer Creek Loop is very soft sand with rolling hills and grass/sandy paths. Deer Creek Loop will not have NSTT trail markings.

Event Award
Wild River State Park 50th Anniversary leather pin, $8;
IVV event book credit, $3; walk only, $2.

Getting There
39797 Park Trail, Center City.
From North Branch, drive east to Almelund and turn left on Co. Rd. 12.
Follow this road to Wild River State Park. Chisago County.

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 on site.
NSTT will offer a participant picnic
for a donation to cover costs.

Event Contacts

For more information call Donna Seline,  612-529-0552.

For park info call 651-53-2125

For regular camping go to


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