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Change up Black Friday with Free Park Friday


November 29, 2019

Mike Creger

Along the Shovel Point trail at Tettegouche State Park off Minnesota Highway 61 north of Silver Bay.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is waiving entrance fees to all Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on Nov. 29, the day after Thanksgiving.

"I wish everyone in Minnesota a peaceful and happy Thanksgiving," said DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen. "And on the day after the holiday, I can't think of anything better than visiting one of Minnesota's spectacular state parks, with free admission. No matter where you are in the state, you're likely within about a half-hour's drive of a state park or recreation area."

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