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Itasca State Park

May 11, 2018
Nate Lastinger (left), Kevin Eckelkamp and K.J. Millhone pose for a photo with their custom made, 40 pound canoe. (John Enger | MPR News)
Mississippi River paddlers attempt to break record
May 11, 2018 - 10:56am
March 30, 2018
A dock on Farm Lake near Ely, Minn. MinnPost photo by Greta Kaul
The Last Resorts: Minnesota facing disappearance of summer lake tradition
March 30, 2018 - 3:30pm
February 24, 2018
Mike Marboe captured this photo of the Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, fire at Vacationaire Resort near Park Rapids, Minn. Special to Forum News Service.
Fire destroys hotel at Park Rapids resort
February 24, 2018 - 8:52am
February 7, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Itasca is a destination for scientists, not just tourists
February 7, 2018 - 8:18am
September 19, 2017
Upcoming events planned for Itasca State Park
September 19, 2017 - 1:42pm
April 11, 2017
Police arrest man, former murder suspect, for pursuit in Itasca State Park
April 11, 2017 - 11:52am
April 6, 2017
Fredrick William Bachman, 30. Photo courtesy of Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.
Man, acquitted for landlord's murder, sought after pursuit in Itasca State Park
April 6, 2017 - 4:40pm
September 28, 2016
Ross and Lynne Thompson have been volunteering as Campground Hosts at Itasca State Park since 2011. (Nicole Vik | Forum News Service)
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
September 28, 2016 - 10:59am
August 13, 2016
Naturalist programs set at Itasca State Park
August 13, 2016 - 9:05am
July 28, 2016
Raised in Itasca State Park
July 28, 2016 - 9:29am
July 27, 2016
One of life's 'must do's', crossing the Mississippi River headwaters at Itasca. Itasca State Park’s birthday and the 125th anniversary of Minnesota State Parks and Trails will be celebrated with a summer picnic, old-time lawn games and music at the park on Sunday, July 31. MnDNR Photo
Itasca State Park to mark its 125th year with a celebration Sunday
July 27, 2016 - 10:45pm
July 22, 2016
Itasca State Park is open after power outage
July 22, 2016 - 3:41pm
April 20, 2016
Connie Cox, lead naturalist at Itasca State Park, presents a birthday cake celebrating the park's 125th birthday during a celebration Wednesday with 4th-graders from Park Rapids and Bagley schools.
Itasca State Park celebrates 125th birthday
April 20, 2016 - 6:49pm
April 4, 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 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. (Kevin Cederstrom | Park Rapids Enterprise)
DNR commissioner highlights Itasca needs in capital bonding request
April 4, 2016 - 1:08pm
February 5, 2016
Itasca State Park visitors check out the ice on Lake Itasca at the headwaters of the Mississippi River on a balmy winter day Sunday afternoon. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Where it all starts: Itasca State Park guests visit Mississippi River headwaters
February 5, 2016 - 11:11am