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85.012 STATE PARKS.

Subdivision 1.

State parks established and confirmed as state parks together with the counties in which they are situated are listed in this section and shall be named as indicated in this section.

The lands described in the session laws establishing or changing the boundaries of each state park are included in the state parks so established or changed. The commissioner of natural resources is authorized to acquire by gift or purchase the lands as described. Any land which now is or hereafter becomes tax-forfeited land and is located within the described park boundaries is hereby withdrawn from sale and is transferred from the custody, control, and supervision of the county board of the county to the commissioner of natural resources, free from any trust in favor of the interested taxing districts. The commissioner shall execute a certificate of acceptance of the lands on behalf of the state for such purposes and transmit the same to the county auditor of the county for record as provided by law in the case of tax-forfeited land transferred to the commissioner by resolution of the county board for conservation purposes. Any lands within the described boundaries which may be owned by the United States and managed by any of its agents may be acquired by land exchange, direct transfer, or purchase as federal laws may prescribe. The lands acquired pursuant to any session laws establishing or changing the boundaries of a state park shall be administered in the manner provided for state parks and shall be perpetually dedicated for such use.

Subd. 1a.

Afton State Park, Washington County.

Subd. 2.

Banning State Park, Pine County.

Subd. 3.

[Repealed, 1979 c 301 s 10 subd 6]

Subd. 4.

Bear Head Lake State Park, St. Louis County.

Subd. 5.

Beaver Creek Valley State Park, Houston County.

Subd. 6.

Big Stone Lake State Park, Big Stone County.

Subd. 7.

[Repealed, 1976 c 106 s 6]

Subd. 8.

Blue Mounds State Park, Rock County.

Subd. 9.

Buffalo River State Park, Clay County.

Subd. 10.

Camden State Park, Lyon County.

Subd. 11.

Carley State Park, Wabasha County.

Subd. 12.

Cascade River State Park, Cook County.

Subd. 13.

Charles A. Lindbergh State Park, Morrison County.

Subd. 14.

Crow Wing State Park, Crow Wing, Cass, and Morrison Counties.

Subd. 15.

Father Hennepin State Park, Mille Lacs County, which is hereby renamed from Father Hennepin State Memorial Wayside Park.

Subd. 16.

Flandrau State Park, Brown County.

Subd. 17.

Fort Ridgely State Park, Nicollet and Renville Counties.

Subd. 18.

Fort Snelling State Park, Ramsey, Hennepin and Dakota Counties, which is hereby renamed from Fort Snelling State Historical Park.

Subd. 19.

Forestville Mystery Cave State Park, Fillmore County.

Subd. 20.

Franz Jevne State Park, Koochiching County, which is hereby renamed from Franz Jevne State Wayside Park.

Subd. 21.

Frontenac State Park, Goodhue County.

Subd. 22.

George H. Crosby Manitou State Park, Lake County.

Subd. 23.

Glacial Lakes State Park, Pope County.

Subd. 23a.

Glendalough State Park, Otter Tail County.

History:

1991 c 254 art 2 s 47 subd 1; 1998 c 391 s 2 subd 2

Subd. 24.

Grand Mound State Park, Koochiching County.

Subd. 24a.

Great River Bluffs State Park, Winona County, which is renamed from O.L. Kipp State Park.

Subd. 24b.

[Repealed, 2007 c 57 art 1 s 170]

Subd. 25.

Gooseberry Falls State Park, Lake County.

Subd. 26.

Hayes Lake State Park, Roseau County.

Subd. 27.

Myre-Big Island State Park, Freeborn County.

Subd. 27a.

Grand Portage State Park, Cook County.

Subd. 27b.

Hill-Annex Mine State Park, Itasca County.

Subd. 28.

Interstate State Park, Chisago County, which is hereby renamed from Dalles of Saint Croix State Park.

Subd. 29.

Itasca State Park, Hubbard, Clearwater, and Becker Counties.

Subd. 30.

Jay Cooke State Park, Carlton County.

Subd. 30a.

John A. Latsch State Park, Winona County.

History:

1995 c 215 s 1 subd 3; 1997 c 236 s 4 subd 3

Subd. 31.

Judge C. R. Magney State Park, Cook County.

Subd. 32.

Kilen Woods State Park, Jackson County.

Subd. 32a.

Lac qui Parle State Park, Lac qui Parle and Chippewa Counties, which is hereby renamed from Lac qui Parle State Recreation Area.

History:

1959 c 360; 1967 c c 787 s 3 subd 21; 1969 c 524 s 3; 1994 c 448 s 1,5; 1996 c 372 s 1 subd 2; 2000 c 486 s 1; s 2 subd 4; s 3 subd 1

Subd. 33.

Lake Bemidji State Park, Beltrami County.

Subd. 34.

Lake Bronson State Park, Kittson County.

Subd. 35.

Lake Carlos State Park, Douglas County.

Subd. 36.

Lake Louise State Park, Mower County.

History:

1963 c 790 art 5 s 1 subd 1(7); 1967 c 787 s 3 subd 12; 1969 c 524 s 2

Subd. 37.

Lake Maria State Park, Wright County.

Subd. 38.

Lake Shetek State Park, Murray County.

Subd. 38a.

Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park, St. Louis County.

Subd. 39.

[Repealed, 1989 c 259 s 10]

Subd. 40.

McCarthy Beach State Park, St. Louis and Itasca Counties, which is hereby renamed from McCarthy Beach Memorial State Park.

Subd. 41.

Maplewood State Park, Otter Tail County.

Subd. 42.

Mille Lacs Kathio State Park, Mille Lacs County.

Subd. 43.

Minneopa State Park, Blue Earth County.

Subd. 44.

Monson Lake State Park, Swift County, which is hereby renamed from Monson Lake Memorial State Park.

Subd. 44a.

Moose Lake State Park, Carlton County, which is hereby renamed from Moose Lake State Recreation Area.

Subd. 45.

Nerstrand Big Woods State Park, Rice County.

Subd. 46.

[Repealed, 1997 c 236 s 6]

Subd. 47.

Old Mill State Park, Marshall County.

Subd. 48.

Rice Lake State Park, Steele and Dodge Counties.

Subd. 49.

St. Croix State Park, Pine County.

Subd. 49a.

Wild River State Park, Chisago County.

Subd. 50.

Sakatah Lake State Park, Le Sueur and Rice Counties.

Subd. 51.

Savanna Portage State Park, Aitkin and St. Louis Counties.

Subd. 52.

Scenic State Park, Itasca County.

Subd. 52a.

Schoolcraft State Park, Cass and Itasca Counties, which is hereby renamed from Schoolcraft State Recreation Area.

Subd. 53.

Sibley State Park, Kandiyohi County.

Subd. 53a.

[Repealed, 2014 c 217 s 38]

Subd. 53b.

Split Rock Creek State Park, Pipestone County, which is hereby renamed from Split Rock Creek State Recreation Area.

Subd. 54.

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Lake County.

Subd. 55.

Temperance River State Park, Cook County.

History:

1957 c 421 s 1; 1969 c 524 s 2; 1984 c 599 s 1 subd 6; 1994 c 448 s 1; 1999 c 157 s 2 subd 11; s 4 subds 1,2

Subd. 55a.

Tettegouche State Park, Lake County.

Subd. 56.

[Repealed, 1980 c 489 s 7]

Subd. 57.

[Renumbered subd 53a]

Subd. 58.

Upper Sioux Agency State Park, Yellow Medicine County.

Subd. 59.

Whitewater State Park, Winona County.

Subd. 60.

William O'Brien State Park, Washington County.

Subd. 61.

Zippel Bay State Park, Lake of the Woods County, which is hereby renamed from Zippel Bay State Recreation Area.

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