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Flooded St. Croix River, Engine 328 Lowell Park location.

Flooded St. Croix River, Engine 328 Lowell Park location.

Looking for a fun location for the entire family? Try Taylors Falls, Minnesota #OnlyinMN

Looking for a fun location for the entire family? Try Taylors Falls, Minnesota #OnlyinMN

Capture Minnesota Photo Contest - Starry Starry Night II by Mary Ellen Evans

Capture Minnesota Photo Contest - Starry Starry Night II by Mary Ellen Evans

The Cross River falls right under the Highway 61 bridge. A quick stop at the wayside park will reward the viewer with one of the most beautiful falls on the north shore.

The Cross River falls right under the Highway 61 bridge. A quick stop at the wayside park will reward the viewer with one of the most beautiful falls on the north shore.

Many of the Minnesota State Parks’ log and stone buildings, sea walls and picnic shelters were built by some of the 29% of Minnesota men who were unemployed during the Great Depression. These men signed up for the Civilian Conservation Corps, part of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal. They were given food, lodging, and $25 a month, and in return they fought fires, constructed and maintained trails and telephone lines, and numerous other projects benefiting the citizens of Minnesota.

Many of the Minnesota State Parks’ log and stone buildings, sea walls and picnic shelters were built by some of the 29% of Minnesota men who were unemployed during the Great Depression. These men signed up for the Civilian Conservation Corps, part of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal. They were given food, lodging, and $25 a month, and in return they fought fires, constructed and maintained trails and telephone lines, and numerous other projects benefiting the citizens of Minnesota.

Afton State Park -- Hastings, MN -- Anyone desiring a hike filled with wooded ravines, grassy ridge tops, steep bluffs, spectacular bird watching and scenic St. Croix River views will enjoy hiking the trails of Afton State Park. This 2,702-acre park is located five miles south of the town Afton and has more than 20 miles of dedicated hiking trails.

Afton State Park -- Hastings, MN -- Anyone desiring a hike filled with wooded ravines, grassy ridge tops, steep bluffs, spectacular bird watching and scenic St. Croix River views will enjoy hiking the trails of Afton State Park. This 2,702-acre park is located five miles south of the town Afton and has more than 20 miles of dedicated hiking trails.

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