Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

Key: (1) language to be deleted (2) new language

  

                         Laws of Minnesota 1992 

                        CHAPTER 451-S.F.No. 2392 
           An act relating to state parks; authorizing additions 
          to and deletions from certain state parks; authorizing 
          an easement and regulating campground use at McCarthy 
          Beach state park. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  [ADDITIONS TO AND DELETIONS FROM CERTAIN STATE 
PARKS.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [85.012] [Subd. 12.] CASCADE RIVER STATE 
PARK, COOK COUNTY.  The following area is deleted from Cascade 
River state park:  That part of the West 750 feet of Government 
Lot 4, Section 32, Township 61 North, Range 1 West, Cook County, 
Minnesota, lying southerly of the southerly right-of-way line of 
U.S. Highway 61; including all riparian rights to the contained 
1.6 acres, more or less.  Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, 
sections 94.09 to 94.16, the commissioner of natural resources 
may sell the land so deleted from the park to adjacent 
landowners.  The land shall be conveyed in a form approved by 
the attorney general for a consideration of not less than the 
appraised value. 
    Subd. 2.  [85.012] [Subd. 15] FATHER HENNEPIN STATE PARK, 
MILLE LACS COUNTY.  The following area is added to Father 
Hennepin state park:  Lot 6, Block 1, Christiansen's Addition to 
the Village of Isle. 
    The following area is deleted from Father Hennepin state 
park:  Lot 3, Block 1, Christiansen's Addition to the Village of 
Isle. 
    Subd. 3.  [85.012] [Subd. 40.] MCCARTHY BEACH STATE PARK, 
ST. LOUIS COUNTY.  The following area is added to McCarthy Beach 
state park:  That part of Government Lot 1 lying southwesterly 
of the Snake Trail State Forest Road and easterly of the Link 
Lake/Beatrice Lake State Forest Road; that part of the South 
Half of the Northeast Quarter and the Northwest Quarter of the 
Southeast Quarter lying easterly and southerly of the Link 
Lake/Beatrice Lake State Forest Road; and that part of the 
Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter lying northerly of 
Beatrice Lake; all in Section 1, Township 60 North, Range 22 
West, Itasca County, Minnesota. 
    Subd. 4.  [85.012] [Subd. 45] NERSTRAND BIG WOODS STATE 
PARK, RICE COUNTY.  The following area is added to Nerstrand Big 
Woods state park:  The East Half of the Southwest Quarter, the 
Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, the East Half of the 
Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter and the West Half of 
the Southeast Quarter of Section 3; the South Half of the 
Southwest Quarter and the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of 
Section 4; the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, the 
Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter and the Southeast 
Quarter of Section 8; the West Half of Section 10; the West Half 
of Section 15; the Northeast Quarter, the Northeast Quarter of 
the Northwest Quarter and the East Half of the Southeast Quarter 
of Section 17; all in Township 110 North, Range 19 West, Rice 
County, Minnesota. 
    Sec. 2.  [MCCARTHY BEACH STATE PARK; EASEMENT; CAMPGROUND.] 
    (a) A permanent roadway easement shall be granted for 
landowner access across the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast 
Quarter of Section 1, Township 60 North of Range 22 West in 
McCarthy Beach state park.  The state accepts no liability for 
maintenance, snow removal, or any improvements on the roadway. 
    (b) The campground in McCarthy Beach state park shall 
remain primitive.  Any significant change to the existing uses 
of the area shall be subject to the same public review process 
identified in the Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Act of 1975. 
    Presented to the governor April 10, 1992 
    Signed by the governor April 13, 1992, 1:08 p.m.