4, 000 acres. This state park in northeastern Minnesota has rolling hills and some rocky terrain. It's dominated by scenic 674-acre Bear Head Lake and several other lakes. The park's wildlife includes white-tailed deer, moose, and black bear.
Activities: There are several miles of trails for hiking and backpacking, and also the Taconite State Trail, which is open to horseback riding as well.
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Canoeing and fishing are possible on the lakes, with canoes available for rental. Hunting is prohibited.
Cam ping Regulations: Camping is limited to five backpack campsites, which are located along the trails next to three of the lakes.
For Further Information: Bear Head Lake State Park, Star Route 2, Box 5700, Ely, MN 55731; (218)365-7229.