Fort Snelling State Park

Tripadvisor (135) · State park
Suggest an edit · Your business? Claim now
Fort Snelling State Park is a state park of the U.S. state of Minnesota, at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers.

Reviews

Recent reviews
Hiking
Kid Friendly
History
Events & Exhibition
Any rating
Loading reviews...
Oct 30, 2023
Asked for into at the visitor centre, he was not helpful AT ALL, in fact seemed very disinterested. I asked re getting to Minnehaha Park and was told the trail was closed. When questioned further wa… Full review by E P
Feb 6, 2023
I registered for a dnr "I can paddle: kayaking" course at this location, then picked up my (included) vehicle day pass from the visitor center at the park entrance. I then drove down to the lake whe… Full review by redacted2023
Jan 21, 2023
Hard to believe this is nestled in the middle of an urban area. My family and I took the hiking paths out toward the confluence of the Mississippi and the Minnesota Rivers. The trail was easy and e… Full review by Erica F

Facts

Date founded:1962

Questions & answers

Q:
Is this a good place to take dogs?
A:
No, it is not a bood place to take dogs. This is a state historical site not geared for animals.
Q:
When would you say the water is a nice temp to swim? I read that the weather can be super hot but the water is too cold …
Q:
When would you say the water is a nice temp to swim? I read that the weather can be super hot but the water is too cold until late in the summer.
A:
We have not gone into the water at the beach for a very long time. But it I recall there are people there in July swimming, I suggest that you check with the Park Office as to the …
A:
We have not gone into the water at the beach for a very long time. But it I recall there are people there in July swimming, I suggest that you check with the Park Office as to the conditions.
A:
Answer by Yuko-Stu · Jun 16, 2017
Q:
Are there rocks and such for the little to climb upon and romper about?
A:
There are a variety of trails that provide different experiences for different abilities. There is a path up to Fort Snelling that is up a hill and in the woods. However, I am not aware of an area …
A:
There are a variety of trails that provide different experiences for different abilities. There is a path up to Fort Snelling that is up a hill and in the woods. However, I am not aware of an area where there are rocks to climb on. I would suggest that you stop at the Ranger Station for his/her suggestions.
Q:
Are dogs allowed on the trails?
A:
We saw tons of dogs on the trails.
Oops! Something went wrong, Please try again after a few minutes

Frequently asked questions

Q:
What is an aquatic management area?
A:
Aquatic management areas (AMAs) may be established to protect, develop, and manage lakes, rivers, streams, and adjacent wetlands and lands that are critical for...
Data from: BusinessWebsite
Oops! Something went wrong, Please try again after a few minutes
Data from: Tripadvisor · Yelp