An Interesting Guide to Camping in Minnesota

These interesting facts can stand as a guideline to camping in Minnesota. Reading this article can help you not to miss interesting small activities and stay in the rules of law while camping in any of the 58 state parks.

Spot the International Space Station

Camping in Minnesota provides open skies for stargazing in the night sky. When watching the skies closely at night, you may catch a glimpse of the International Space Station overhead. The International Space Station is the third brightest object in the night sky and can be visible to the naked eye when stargazing in the woods.

Stay in a Yurt

Yurts are one of the newest lodging ways in Minnesota but are a traditional historic means of living in many countries. Yurts are available from Afton and Glendalough (in Battle Lake) state parks and Cuyuna Country State recreation area. These yurts do not have electricity, but they do have wood wire ovens to add to the experience of the outdoors.

Stick to the Fire Making Rules

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has rules and suggestions around the use of firewood at state parks and forests to prevent the spread of invasive species such as emerald ash borders. One of the rules is that only DNR-approved firewood may be used or brought into parks around the State of Minnesota. Find all the other rules from the campground you will be visiting.

Staying Eco Friendly

Minnesota is home to beautiful forests and lakes. This means it’s important to camp eco-friendly within all camping sites. This can be easily done by just following a couple of rules. Using recyclable and reusable containers for food and drink and washing up after meals with bio-soap or no soap.

Following these guidelines can help in getting the most out of your camping and outdoor experiences in Minnesota and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and some of the best views you have ever seen.

Read more articles on ROGERS on campgrounds and other camping activities available throughout the state of Minnesota.