Upcoming Trips in Summer Trips category

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  1. Sat, 10:00 am
    Mar 25
    • New
    • Day trip
    • Beginners welcome
    • Family friendly

    MISS Adventure Day Trip - Hike — Sibley House Historic Site to Pilot Knob, MN

    Summer Trips Hiking Social and Special Events Day Trips Social Events

    Did you know that we have a National Park located in the Twin Cities Metro Area? The 72 mile stretch of the Mississippi river, as it winds through the Twin Cities Metro area, makes up the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. AKA: MISS.

    Join us on Saturday, March 25, from 10 AM - 12 PM as we explore more of the hidden gems of the Mississippi National River & Recreation Area.

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    Coordinator(s): Christy J.  – 612-963-0467
    Brian G.  – 651-647-1452
  2. Sat, 10:00 am
    Apr 1
    • New
    • Day trip

    Day Hike — William O'Brien State Park, Minnesota

    Summer Trips Hiking Social and Special Events Day Trips

    Loops of varying distances make hiking at this park on the St Croix River a great place for people of all abilities to hike together. Make your day a long one or a shorter one by hiking one or more loops. Bring a trail lunch and water. Dress for the weather, and anticipate muddy or wet conditions. Might want to bring a clean pair of shoes and pants for the drive home. Dog on 6’ leashes welcome.

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    Coordinator(s): Audrey S.  – 612-874-7321
  3. Sat, 10:00 am
    Apr 8
    • New
    • Day trip

    Day Hike — Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Minnesota

    Summer Trips Hiking Social and Special Events Day Trips

    Hike the Holland & O’Brien Lakes Trail, 4.6 miles round trip, and practice your map reading skills at the same time. This trail offers hardwood forests, lakes and prairie meadows along the way. Bring a trail lunch and water. Dress for the weather, and anticipate muddy or wet conditions. Might want to bring a clean pair of shoes and pants for the drive home.

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    Coordinator(s): Audrey S.  – 612-874-7321
  4. Fri - Sun
    May 12 - 14

    Spring Extravaganza — Afton State Park, MN

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Climbing Hiking Paddling Social and Special Events Official Event

    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.

    Registration will start on March 15th!

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    Coordinator(s): Sandy A.
    Kim L. (Registration)
  5. Fri - Mon
    May 19 - 22
    • Trip is full
    • Wait list open

    2017 Rovers Astronomy Weekend — Wildcat Mountain State Park, Wisconsin

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Hiking Paddling Other Summer Activities

    SAVE THE DATE!!

    Join us for the third annual Rovers Astronomy Weekend at beautiful Wildcat Mountain state park near Ontario, WI.

    During the day, we will hike around the park, bird watch from the viewpoints, bike along the nearby Sparta Elroy trail and do another group paddle down the Kickapoo river.

    At night, our friends from the Minnesota Astronomical Society and the Northwest Suburban Astronomers from Chicago will show us the night sky through large telescopes… so Save The Date!!

    Registration starts Feb. 19.

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    Coordinator(s): Suresh S.  – 612-910-0444
  6. Fri - Sun
    Jul 14 - 16

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

    Summer Trips Camping Other Summer Activities

    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
  7. Fri - Fri
    Sep 22 - Oct 6
    • Trip is full
    • Wait list open

    Boats, Bikes, Boots, and Beer: Canal Boating in England — Cheshire, England

    Summer Trips Bicycling Hiking Other Summer Activities

    This is a two-week canal boat trip in the county of Cheshire, in west central England, near the Welsh border. The canal boat will be our moving base of operations, a sort of floating RV with a kitchen, bathrooms, showers and bedrooms. Each day we will cruise down the canal, through the lovely English countryside, for about 4-5 hours, leaving us six to eight hours each day to explore scenic villages, ancient castles and churches, and dramatic overlooks.

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    Coordinator(s): Bob J.  – 971-275-3878
  8. Fri - Sun
    Sep 29 - Oct 1

    Fall Extravaganza — Forestville Mystery Cave State Park, MN

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Climbing Hiking Paddling Social and Special Events Official 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)
  9. Fri - Sun
    Oct 13 - 15

    SAVE THE DATE! Fall camping & more along the Mississippi — Frontenac State Park, Minnesota

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Hiking Other Summer Activities Social and Special Events 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): None yet