Upcoming Trips in Camping category

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  1. Fri - Mon
    May 26 - 29
    • Trip is full
    • Wait list open

    Hiking, Bison Watching, Rock Climbing, Bicycling and Paddling in SW MN & SE South Dakota — Palisades State Park, South Dakota

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Climbing Hiking Paddling Other Summer Activities

    A trifecta of state park fun! Palisades SP (SD) has pink quartzite bluffs overlooking the rushing water of Split Rock Creek. Less than 25 minutes away are Blue Mounds SP, the city of Luverne (home of Bradenburg Gallery and Take 16 Brewing), Split Rock Creek SP, and the Sioux Falls Bike Trail. Palisades SP offers beautiful views, bluffs for rock climbing, and Split Rock Creek for whitewater paddling. Blue Mounds SP offers bison watching and 13 miles of hiking trails past quartzite cliffs, tallgrass prairie, and prickly pear cacti. Split Rock Creek SP offers paddling on Split Rock Lake (Boats available for rent) and another 4.5 miles of hiking. For bikers, Sioux Falls has a 26 mile paved trail around the city outskirts.

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    Coordinator(s): Paul S.  – 612-594-6224
    Stephanie S.
  2. Fri - Sun
    Jun 16 - 18

    Biking,  hiking, kayaking/canoeing — Charles Lindbergh State Park, Little Falls, Mn., MN

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Hiking Paddling

    At Charles Lindbergh State Park from June 16-18 there will be campsites and opportunities for bicycling, hiking, kayaking and canoeing. This weekend is also Dam Festival 2017 in Little Falls with street dancing both nights, a parade, and opportunities to visit museums.

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    Coordinator(s): Steven G.  – 952-688-3547
    Mary R.  – 320-223-0717
  3. Fri - Mon
    Jun 23 - 26
    • Beginners welcome
    • Trip is full
    • Wait list open

    Beginner Backpacking on the SHT — Superior Hiking Trail, MN

    Summer Trips Camping Hiking Other Beginners welcome

    Want to try backpacking for the first time?

    You’ve been out once and want to solidify your skills?
    Want to coordinate a beginner backpacking trip yourself and want to co-coordinate with someone first?
    This is the trip for you!

    We’ll plan this trip together from selecting the route to figuring out meals. Along the way we’ll learn how to choose the right gear, pack a pack, cook with a backpacking stove, filter water, hang a bear bag, and train to get into shape for the physical challenges.

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    Coordinator(s): Alison H.  – 612-384-3797
  4. Thu - Mon
    Jun 29 - Jul 3
    • Trip is full
    • Wait list open

    Canoeing — Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota

    Summer Trips Camping Paddling

    The first night (Thursday, 29 June), we will camp at East Bearskin Lake campground so we can rise early the next morning, get our entry permit, and begin paddling on Poplar Lake. We will travel through Lizz, Caribou, Horseshoe, Gaskin, and Winchell lakes to a base campsite. Day trips will be taken to surrounding lakes and may include Pup, Cliff, and maybe even Brule,

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    Coordinator(s): Mike S  – 952-997-2986
    Scott M  – 612-387-8303
  5. Fri - Sun
    Jul 14 - 16
    • Family friendly

    Camping and Dragonfly Survey — Kilen Woods State Park, Minnesota, Jackson County

    Summer Trips Camping Other Summer Activities Other Family friendly

    Camping and conducting a survey for dragonflies and damselflies at Kilen Woods State Park in southwest Minnesota, in coordination with the Minnesota Dragonfly Society. The survey will result with a list of dragonflies and damselflies for the Park as well as add to our knowledge of those species.

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    Coordinator(s): Mike S.  – 952-997-2986
  6. Sat - Sun
    Sep 9 - 17

    Black Hills Climbing Plus — Calvin Coolidge Group Camp Area, South Dakota

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Climbing Hiking

    There is a NEW Camp at CALVIN COOLIDGE GROUP AREA. Pay only for nights you stay there. Climbers must have a predetermined climbing partner to climb with. Area offers trad & sport climbing at all levels of ability. Devils Tower is 2 hours away for those who want to ‘side-trip’ to climb there.

    NON-CLIMBERS WELCOME as there are many hiking trails in the area and Wind Cave and Badlands National Parks and Jewel Cave National Monument.

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    Coordinator(s): Rob C.  – 651-230-2277
  7. Fri - Sun
    Sep 29 - Oct 1
    • Beginners welcome
    • Family friendly
    • Special event

    Fall Extravaganza — Forestville Mystery Cave State Park, MN

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Climbing Hiking Paddling Other Beginners welcome Family friendly Special Event

    SAVE THE DATE for the Fall Extravaganza! This event occurs every spring and fall and is an opportunity for non-members or newer members to learn more about the club, along side seasoned MN Rover members! There will be organized activities for all levels of participation, from beginner to experienced.

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    Coordinator(s): Sandy A.
    Kim L (Registration)
  8. Fri - Sun
    Oct 13 - 15

    Fall camping & more along the Mississippi at Frontenac — Frontenac State Park, Minnesota

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Hiking Other Summer Activities Other Day Trips

    We had so much fun on Suresh’s trip to Frontenac in Oct 2016 that we’re teaming up with him to do it again for 2017. Group campsite for 35 people has been reserved.

    PLEASE NOTE: you will be able to sign up for this trip starting late August 2017 once we have final costs and details available.

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    Coordinator(s): Carrie K
    Suresh S