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Scenic State Park, Bigfork

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 25 reviews on the web
Scenic State Park is a Minnesota state park near Bigfork in Itasca County.Ten buildings and structures in the park, constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the Rustic Style, are included within the National Register of Historic Places. This development started in 1933, and was the first CCC state park camp to begin operating within Minnesota. The buildings, of log construction, received considerable acclaim from the National Park Service. The landscape design was also prepared by the National Park Service and is one of the most thorough and extensive designs executed by their landscape architects.
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  • We walked the Chase Point trail, Fairly easy hike and beautiful, we were excited to see the old growth trees. 
  • Beautiful trail at this campground called Chase Point trail. It runs between two lakes on a raised up narrow stretch of land called an Esker. It is filled with Red and White pine. Gorgeous views. Beau...  read more »
  • Scenic is beautiful! Spent 3 nights in late July. The lake is awesome. Great fishing. Our campsite (#7) was awesome, but there are a few sites I wouldn't want to have, with very little privacy and clo...  read more »
  • As many years before, this year camping trip very good. Hope, Park may soon invest some to fix restrooms in Chase Point Campground. Hosts, Mary and Carl the best: very friendly, helpful, hope to meet them again next year!!
  • Scenic, indeed! The scenic trail was fabulous - a must hike!
  • Stayed there last weekend. In general the park is great. There a few things in disrepair around the park, but the toilets worked and the showers were hot. Definitely one that I would go back to.
  • Great park to visit for good hiking, kayaking and relaxing.
  • My parents brought the family to this region around 1958 thru 1962. For tent camping and fishing. Great memories ,
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