SAVANNAH PORTAGE STATE PARK
15, 818 acres. This state park in east-central Minnesota preserves a historic 6-mile portage route between the West and East Savannah Rivers, connecting two important watersheds. It's an area of hills, some large bogs, and a number of lakes, with wildlife which includes deer, bear, moose, coyote, and wolf.
Activities: There are 22 miles of easy to moderate trails for hiking and backpacking. Sixteen miles of trails are used for cross-country skiing in winter, and 10 miles are open to mountain biking.
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Canoeing is possible on the rivers and lakes, and canoes may be rented. Fishing is available along two of the lakes.
Camping Regulations: The park has six backpack camping areas. Primitive camping is restricted to these designated sites.
For Further Information: Savannah Portage State Park, HCR 3, Box 591, McGregor, MN 55760; (218)426-3271.