may start anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., and finish by 4
for 10km made up of shorter loops of about 5km each. The Skunk
Cabbage trail is mostly grassy, though some areas may be wet.
The interpretive trail is easy. Some of the trail on Quarry/
Wolf Creek is rugged in places. You can avoid the
difficult part by skipping the Wolf Creek trail. The Quarry Loop
Trail could handle big wheel strollers, but other trails are not
Roughed Grouse leather pin, $8; IVV event book credit, $3; walk
Park Vehicle Permit
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
Water and restrooms are available at the center. NSTT will
offer a participant picnic throughout the day for a
donation to cover costs.
For event information call Wally, 507-362-8760, 507-380-4106,
or Eleanor, 218-485-4230 (leave a message) or 218-565-0508,
For park info call 320-245-2668.
61101 Banning Park Road,
Sandstone, MN 55072. The park is 95 miles north of Minneapolis
just off I35. Get off at the Askov, Highway 23 exit
#195, and go right about ½ mile to the entrance on the
right. The park is located in Pine County.