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Itasca State Park

January 19, 2018
There will be a campfire blazing merrily at the trailhead for Itasca State Park's annual Lantern Lit Ski & Snowshoe event, which gets underway at 5 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 27. Visitors can bring their own hot dogs, or there will be free marshmallows provided for roasting. (Submitted photo)
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
January 19, 2018 - 11:49am
September 29, 2017
Taking in the beauty: Weekend events to showcase sights and sounds of fall
September 29, 2017 - 9:17am
August 24, 2017
North Country Hiking Fest set for Saturday at Itasca
August 24, 2017 - 10:00am
April 11, 2017
Police arrest man, former murder suspect, for pursuit in Itasca State Park
April 11, 2017 - 11:52am
February 16, 2017
Load 'er up: From left, Scott Hemmerich of Park Rapids, Bryan Mesich of Fosston and Myron Winkelman of Wadena wrestle with a log being loaded onto a sled at an old-time logging demonstration Saturday at Itasca State Park. Photo by Nathan Bowe.
Old-time logging at Itasca: Pioneer Farmers group shows what real hard work was all about
February 16, 2017 - 10:30am
December 9, 2016
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
December 9, 2016 - 2:00pm
April 23, 2016
Park Rapids Elementary School 4th graders skip across the log bridge near the Mississippi River Headwaters in Itasca State Park last week. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Kevin Cederstrom
Happy 125th Itasca State Park
April 23, 2016 - 5:35am
April 9, 2016
Itasca State Park Manager Bob Chance explains erosion issues at the Mississippi Headwaters along with DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr, left, and Chris Weir-Koetter, assistant regional manager parks and trails, during a tour of Itasca State Park on Wednesday. Landwehr discussed the DNR’s request for $33 million from the state legislature for building and infrastructure upgrades and restoration projects in state parks. PARK RAPIDS ENTERPRISE/Kevin Cederstrom
DNR commissioner highlights Itasca needs in bonding request
April 9, 2016 - 5:00am
June 1, 2015
This new sign near a Brainerd-area bridge over the Mississippi River denotes the span is part of the Mississippi River Trail. FORUM NEWS SERVICE
MnDOT nears completion on Mississippi River Trail signs
June 1, 2015 - 8:00pm
May 29, 2015
National Trails Day hike set June 6 at Itasca State Park
May 29, 2015 - 5:40am
May 9, 2015
DNR proposes bike trail changes at Itasca
May 9, 2015 - 5:00am
December 7, 2014
Itasca to host winter bird count
December 7, 2014 - 8:00am
October 2, 2014
Hiking fest to be held at Itasca State Park Oct. 4
October 2, 2014 - 2:00pm
September 17, 2014
Re-opening celebration of Itasca State Park bike trail is Thursday
September 17, 2014 - 11:30am
July 2, 2014
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and state Rep. Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, listen to Itasca State Park naturalist Connie Cox as they walk a trail Tuesday, July 1, 2014, near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Klobuchar visited the headwaters to highlight the recent passage of her bill to close the St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in the Twin Cities, thus limiting the northern spread of invasive silver carp up the Mississippi. BEMIDJI PIONEER/Zach Kayser
At Itasca State Park, Klobuchar highlights invasive species fight
July 2, 2014 - 8:04am