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Hinckley, Minnesota


Go wild in Minnesota’s forested playground

The “Lost Tribe” of the St. Croix was among the first to call this Minnesota respite home, valuing its serenity and wealth of natural resources. Today, Hinckley is still a natural wonder, featuring a scenic state park with enough outdoor options to satisfy any adventurous soul. Keep an eye out for the wildlife you may spot while canoeing on the St. Croix River.


River Wild

St. Croix State Park, Minnesota’s largest state park, has more than 34,000 acres to share with not one but two rivers—each with a personality of its own. The St. Croix River is designated a National Scenic Riverway. The Kettle River is a State Wild and Scenic River. Besides the two rivers, at least ten streams flow throughout the park, giving visitors ample opportunity to try out a new fishing rod. There is great diversity in plant-life and wildlife, too. Don’t be surprised to spot bald eagles, deer, red foxes and black bears.

Lake Clayton offers swimming and the park invites hikers, horseback riders and bicyclists to traverse its miles and miles of trails. Campers can reserve different varieties of campsites. Large groups have the option of either reserving camp centers with modern conveniences or more rustic group camps.


Recreation, Hinckley Style

Hinckley is known for its great trails for ATVs, many of which interlock through state forests for endless adventure. The St. Croix State Forest has roughly 50 miles of four-wheeling trails. It also connects to the Gandy Dancer Trail, which travels for 31 miles and connects to Nemadji State Forest, where ATVs have 100 miles of trails to explore. Chengwatana State Forest, located southwest of St. Croix State Park, offers 11 miles of trails. Finally, there is General Andrews State Forest, 20 miles outside of Hinckley, with more than 39 miles of ATV trails.

For nightlife, head to Grand Casino Hinckley, which features entertainment, gaming and a hotel. Next door is the Grand National Golf Course, considered among the top public golf courses in the country.

Antiques and then some

Antiques America Mall sprawls out over 10,000 square feet, showcasing unique finds offered by more than 50 antique dealers who constantly bring in new merchandise. For a great outfit to wear on the links or at the casino, try North Branch Outlets, located about a half hour north of Grand Hinckley Casino.

A Sweet Tooth

Variety is what Hinckley’s dining scene is all about. From famously rich cinnamon and caramel rolls warm from the oven to steaks, seafood, tavern burgers and casino buffets Hinckley pleases the palette.

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