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Mille Lacs Kathio State Park Fall Fun Walk
Sunday, September 15
AVA Sanction ID #113556
For regular camping go to reservemn.usedirect.com/
or call 800-450-2838
millelacs.com or call 888-350-2692
Saturday, September 15
Start/finish: Interpretive Center.
Start times: You may start anytime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and finish by 4 p.m.
Sanctioned for 12km, consisting of a 5km and 7km loop.The 7km loop is on relatively level trail traversing a variety of forest habitats. A portion of the trail parallels the Rum River. Follow the Touch the Earth self-guided trail as you finish this walk. The 5km loop begins with the mainly flat, historic Landmark Trail along Ogechie Lake. As you transition to the interior forest the route becomes hilly, interspersed with wetlands, and briefly overlaps a horse trail.
Birch bark canoe on water leather pin, $8; IVV event book credit, $3; walk only, $2.
15066 Kathio State Park Road, Onamia, MN 56359. The park is located eight miles north of Onamia and 14 miles south of Garrison on U.S. Highway 169. The main entrance is one mile off County Road 26 and is about 100 miles north of the Twin Cities. The park is located in Mille Lacs 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 both days for a donation to cover costs.
For event information call Linda, 651-773-8272.
For park info call 320-532-3523.
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