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At Glendalough State Park near Battle Lake, benches and picnic tables along the Annie Battle Lake Trail provide sites for resting or eating a picnic lunch along the way.

Summer getaways

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Summertime drags its feet getting here and runs away fast in Minnesota. Better get out there and enjoy it while it lasts.

Here are a half-dozen interesting day trips in the Detroit Lakes area. The $25 annual state park vehicle permit will get you into the parks, and may be the best investment you make this summer.


La Salle Lake

You may not have heard of La Salle Lake State Recreation Area. That’s because it’s Minnesota’s newest state recreation area.

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