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Hinckley, Minnesota


Find fun and adventure in the Minnesota countryside

Situated amid gleaming rivers and rustic landscapes at the halfway point between Minneapolis and Duluth, the town of Hinckley has a little of everything for visitors. Hinckley’s welcoming community and its many recreation possibilities offer a serene, relaxing getaway for adventurous travelers riding Interstate 35. After a short time in Hinckley, visitors may want to prolong their stay.

Golfers can refine their swings at the area’s world-class links, while bikers and hikers can set out on the many trails that fan out beyond its borders. Delicious food is served up in local eateries, and folks with an appetite for history will find lots to discover at local museums. Casino gaming in town provides thrills aplenty, but if you know when to fold ‘em, entertainment from top acts awaits folks who want to keep the party going.

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The Priceless Past

Treasure hunters can snag a little piece of American history at Antiques America, a 10,000-square-foot destination for treasure hunters that hosts more than 60 dealers ready to buy, sell and trade.

Just a short jaunt south from Hinckley on I-35 will lead you back in time to the days of traders and trappers at North West Company Fur Post. The reconstructed fur trading post and Ojibwe encampment are open to visitors eager to learn about the region’s 19th-century history and the people who helped establish modern Minnesota.

If you’re feeling a little bit of luck on your side, head to Grand Casino Hinckley Hotel about two miles east of town for a few rounds at the blackjack table or one of hundreds of entertaining slot machines. The casino hosts a concert series in its outdoor amphitheater during summer, with top entertainers that dazzle crowds. Rod Stewart, Kenny Rogers and the Commodores are just a few of the stars who’ve performed there.

Lush Forest

Scratch your itch for the great outdoors at St. Croix State Park, just 20 miles east of town. This sprawling gem stretches along the northern banks of the St. Croix River for more than 15 miles. You’ll want to spend a day or even two to explore all that’s available. Choose from biking, horseback riding, hiking and even wheelchair-accessible nature trails in the warm months.

Discover Hidden Treasures

Sitting just 14 miles to the north of town, Banning State Park welcomes visitors who seek more ways to get outside and get in touch with nature. Take the scenic hike to Wolf Creek Falls in spring or early summer and marvel at this majestic cascade.

Anglers may have a hard time choosing where to drop their lines. Grindstone Lake, the St. Croix and Kettle Rivers, and the Snake and Rum Rivers all teem with potential catches. Fish for trout in the lakes, or cast lines for sturgeon, walleye, crappie, sunfish and muskellunge in the waterways.

Gather ’Round for a Round of Golf

Located southeast of downtown Hinckley, the Grand National Golf Club boasts an 18-hole championship course with 6,900 yards of lush fairways. Other courses to explore are Sandstone Area Golf Course, with its nine holes stretched over challenging fairways and lush landscaping, and Pine City Golf Club’s 18-hole championship course, with a back nine that’s cut out of the surrounding woods.

One of the best ways to see the natural splendor of Minnesota is to set out on the Willard Munger State Trail. A network of trails connecting Hinckley and Duluth, Munger State Trail has been developed to accommodate hiking and biking in warm months and snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in winter months.

For More Information

Hinckley Convention and Visitors Bureau



Minnesota Tourism