Quarry Park and Nature Preserve, Waite Park

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#15 of 25 in Wildlife in Minnesota
Quarry Park and Nature Preserve is located in Waite Park. To visit Quarry Park and Nature Preserve and other attractions in Waite Park, use our Waite Park trip itinerary site .
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  • This is ABSOLUTELY a must see & do when you are in the St. Cloud area! If is a beautiful park filled with quarries that you can swim in. They have different areas available for swimming in the summer....  more »
  • I only use the park in the winter when I go c c sking ,the trails are simply awesome and they try and do a good job grooming them ,the only problem is that there are morons who walk the trails and don...  more »
  • A visit to this park is multifaceted: History of granite mining with actual displays of early 20th. century machinery, view deep quarries, see geology of the area, nature trails, clean swimming area w...  more »
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  • Great park for swimming in the summer months, also has lots of trails and scenic overviews if you just want to go for a walk.
  • Awesome park, the new family swimming quarry is a very nice addition, but SUPER busy on hot weekend days. The old swimming quarry is over-run with teenagers and unless you're in the under 25 crowd or interested in hanging out with them it's a good place to avoid. Great place for hiking and biking in the summer, and cross-country skiing in the winter.
  • Long walk to water. Not stroller freindly. Id recommend for older kids or adults.
  • This place is so much fun. Mile's of bike and walking trails. Exploring new areas is the best part. Love the new family swimming area, and it only costs 5 dollars.
  • Super fun park! The two swimming quarries are a fun change from a lake or pool! This place is very busy in the summer and a great place to hangout with your friends and even chat with new people. Good place for people seeking a thrilling jump!

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