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Trail Q&A: Glendalough
Trails Q & A Name: Luis Ocana  Home: South Minneapolis
An important ribbon cutting marked the completion of a key segment of the Paul Bunyan Trail this week at Crow Wing State Park. With the completion of eight miles of trail outside Crow Wing State Park the trail becomes one of the longest trails in the state. The Paul Bunyan Trail now runs 120 miles from Crow Wing State Park south of Brainerd/Baxter to Lake Bemidji State Park north of Bemidji.
No ride along the Paul Bunyan State Trail near Bemidji is complete without a visit to Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.
The camping season has begun with the return of the state park camp hosts. Rebecca and Sarah are ready for a busy season of directing visitors to the wonders of Charles Lindbergh State Park near Little Falls. You too can become a state park camp host. For information go to: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/volunteering/stateparks/campgroundhost.html

Trails Q&A: Heartland Trail
Name: Katie Mildon Home: Shakopee Job: Surveyor & Mom
What better way to see Minnesota than on a bicycle built for two.             That’s what Louise and Jeff Davis of Seattle, Wash., told friends when they returned home from a five-week bike tour of Minnesota’s bike trails with an extra two weeks across Wisconsin.

Trails Q&A: Itasca State Park
Name: Craig Larson

Trails Q&A: Itasca State Park
Name: Ginny Gelms
As Paul Nordell examined the mud-encrusted pop can he had just pried loose from amid the trash scattered along the riverbank in downtown Minneapolis, he heard and felt a slight rustling in the can. Cutting it open he was suddenly eyeball to eyeball with a Mississippi River crayfish! He quickly freed the canned crustacean that had crawled into the small can opening, found it most suitable and then...
        The forests where the Crow Wing and Mississippi rivers meet have been a gathering place for hundreds of years. Ojibwe and Dakota, trappers and traders, settlers and searchers came to this place that is now Crow Wing State Park to trade, share news, stories and promise.             Each year, canoeists, kayakers and the Crow Wing Muzzleloaders gather at the park to enjoy the historic...

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