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

                            CHAPTER 448-H.F.No. 2665 
                  An act relating to parks and recreation; adding lands 
                  to certain state parks; converting certain recreation 
                  areas to state parks; deleting land from a recreation 
                  area; combining a trail and certain waysides into a 
                  recreation area; abolishing a state park; allowing 
                  sale of tax-forfeited land within Tettegouche State 
                  Park; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 
                  85.054, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota 
                  Statutes 1992, section 85.013, subdivisions 16, 18a, 
                  24, 26, and 28. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  [ADDITIONS TO, DELETIONS FROM, AND DESIGNATION 
        OF NEW STATE PARKS.] 
           Subdivision 1.  [85.012] [Subd. 22.] [GEORGE H. CROSBY 
        MANITOU STATE PARK, LAKE COUNTY.] The following area is added to 
        George H. Crosby Manitou state park; The Northeast quarter of 
        the Northeast quarter of Section 20; The Northwest quarter of 
        the Northwest quarter, The Southwest Quarter of the Northwest 
        quarter, The Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, the 
        Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, The Southeast 
        Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 21; All in Township 
        58 North, Range 6 West, Lake county, Minnesota. 
           Subd. 2.  [85.012] [Subd. 32a.] [LAC QUI PARLE STATE PARK.] 
        Lac qui Parle state park, Lac qui Parle county, which is hereby 
        renamed from Lac qui Parle state recreation area. 
           Subd. 3.  [85.012] [Subd. 44a.] [MOOSE LAKE STATE 
        PARK.] Moose Lake state park, Carlton county, which is hereby 
        renamed from Moose Lake state recreation area. 
           Subd. 4.  [85.012] [Subd. 47.] [OLD MILL STATE PARK, 
        MARSHALL COUNTY.] The following area is added to Old Mill state 
        park; Government Lots 3 and 4; The West half of Government lot 
        2; The Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of the 
        Northeast quarter; and that part of the Southwest quarter of the 
        Southwest quarter of the Northeast quarter lying Northwest of a 
        line drawn from the Northeast corner to the Southwest corner of 
        said ten acre tract, Section 4; All in Township 156 North, Range 
        46 West, Marshall county, Minnesota. 
           Subd. 5.  [85.012] [Subd. 52a.] [SCHOOLCRAFT STATE 
        PARK.] Schoolcraft state park, Cass and Itasca counties, which 
        is hereby renamed from Schoolcraft state recreation area. 
           Subd. 6.  [85.012] [Subd. 53b.] [SPLIT ROCK CREEK STATE 
        PARK.] Split Rock Creek state park, Pipestone county, which is 
        hereby renamed from Split Rock Creek state recreation area. 
           Subd. 7.  [85.012] [Subd. 55.] [TEMPERANCE RIVER STATE 
        PARK, COOK COUNTY.] The following area is added to Temperance 
        River state park; The Northeast Quarter; The Southeast Quarter 
        of the Northwest Quarter; The North one half of the Southwest 
        Quarter, and the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of 
        Section 20 all in township 59 North, Range 4 West in Cook 
        county, Minnesota. 
           The commissioner shall manage this addition as a state park 
        as provided in section 86A.05, subdivision 3, but in addition to 
        other activities authorized in Temperance River state park may 
        allow public hunting. 
           Subd. 8.  [85.012] [Subd. 55a.] [TETTEGOUCHE STATE PARK, 
        LAKE COUNTY.] The following area is added to Tettegouche state 
        park; Government lot 3, Government lot 4, The Southwest Quarter 
        of the Northwest Quarter, the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest 
        Quarter, The West half of the Southwest Quarter, Section 11, and 
        the East one half of the Southeast Quarter, Section 10.  That 
        part of the South one half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 3 
        lying Westerly of Minnesota trunk highway number 1 and the West 
        one half of the Northwest one Quarter of Section 10, All in 
        township 56 North, Range 7 West, Lake county, Minnesota. 
           The commissioner shall manage this addition as a state park 
        as provided in section 86A.05, subdivision 3, but in addition to 
        other activities authorized in Tettegouche state park may allow 
        public hunting. 
           Notwithstanding section 85.012, subdivision 1, 
        tax-forfeited land located within Tettegouche state park is not 
        withdrawn from sale and is not transferred from the custody, 
        control, and supervision of the county board. 
           Subd. 9.  [85.012] [Subd. 60.] [WILLIAM O'BRIEN STATE PARK, 
        WASHINGTON COUNTY.] The following areas are added to the William 
        O'Brien state park; (1) The entire Northwest quarter (NW 1/4); 
        the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter (NE 1/4 of SW 
        1/4); and that part of the North half of the Southeast quarter 
        of the Southwest quarter (N 1/2 of SE 1/4 of SW 1/4) which lies 
        North of the village street running easterly and westerly across 
        said tract, all in Section 1.  Township 31 North, Range 20 West, 
        Washington county, Minnesota; and (2) The South 500 feet of the 
        West 940 feet of Government lot 6, Section 30, Township 32 
        North, Range 19 West, Washington county, Minnesota. 
           Subd. 10.  [85.012] [Subd. 61.] [ZIPPEL BAY STATE 
        PARK.] Zippel Bay state park, Lake of the Woods county, which is 
        hereby renamed from Zippel Bay state recreation area. 
           Sec. 2.  [DESIGNATION OF RECREATION AREA; DELETION FROM 
        EXISTING AREA.] 
           Subdivision 1.  [85.013] [Subd. 17a.] [MINNESOTA VALLEY 
        STATE RECREATION AREA.] Minnesota Valley state recreation area, 
        Hennepin, Dakota, Scott, Carver, Sibley, and Le Sueur counties. 
           Subd. 2.  (a) The Minnesota Valley state recreation area 
        consists of the Minnesota Valley trail and the Belle Plaine, 
        Blakeley, Carver Rapids, Lawrence, Rice Lake, and Rush River 
        state waysides. 
           (b) The commissioner shall manage the unit as a state 
        recreation area as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 
        86A.05, subdivision. 3.  In addition to other activities 
        authorized within state parks, the following activities may be 
        permitted in certain areas of the Minnesota Valley state 
        recreation area as prescribed by the commissioner:  (1) public 
        hunting, trapping, and fishing; (2) existing trail uses.  The 
        acquisition of land for the Minnesota Valley state recreation 
        area shall continue to be as provided in Minnesota Statutes, 
        section 85.021, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3. 
           Subd. 3.  [85.013] [Subd. 22.] [ST. CROIX ISLANDS 
        RECREATION AREA, WASHINGTON COUNTY.] The following area is 
        deleted from the St. Croix Islands recreation area; Government 
        Lot 7, Section 14 and Government lots 9 and 10 Section 15, all 
        in township 30 North, Range 20 West, Washington county, 
        Minnesota. 
           Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 85.054, is 
        amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [JAY COOKE STATE PARK.] A state park permit is 
        not required and a fee must not be charged for motor vehicle 
        entry or parking at the Veterans Memorial scenic overlook 
        portion of Jay Cooke state park. 
           Sec. 4.  [REPEALER.] 
           Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 85.013, subdivisions 16, 
        18a, 24, 26, and 28, are repealed. 
           Sec. 5.  [INSTRUCTIONS TO REVISOR.] 
           The revisor of statutes shall insert an appropriate 
        notation after those repealed subdivisions in section 85.013, 
        and shall transfer the legislative histories of the repealed 
        subdivisions to follow the appropriate subdivisions in section 
        85.012. 
           Presented to the governor April 12, 1994 
           Signed by the governor April 15, 1994, 1:35 p.m.