I posted this yesterday on Facebook but don't want to neglect my blogging friends!
National Get Outdoors Day is Today!! Admission is free at all 75 Minnesota State Parks and recreation areas. Instead of doing Friday Field Trip yesterday we postponed it until today. We are not strong enough anymore to lift our canoe (darn. . .no, damn it!) so we will picnic instead at Fort Snelling State Park. Go anywhere, folks! Support your parks and trails. Minnesotans: support our Department of Natural Resources. Go camping and canoeing. Hug a tree!!
Info on Fort Snelling State Park: Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, this park offers extensive hiking, bike and ski trails that link to Minnehaha Park and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Canoe on Gun Club Lake, play golf, swim in Snelling Lake, or hike on Pike Island where the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers converge. Interpretive exhibits and films on display in the Thomas C. Savage Visitor Center give visitors a good background on the history and resources of the park and area. Trails also allow visitors to hike up to the historic Fort Snelling for a view of military life in the 1820s. This is a day-use only park; no camping is available.
Photo is Split Rock Lighthouse on the shore of beautiful