Afton State Park

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Grand oaks and delicate prairie flowers grace the rugged, rolling landscape of this park. The park is cut by deep ravines which drop 300 feet to the river. The ravines display spectacular outcrops of sandstone and the rugged terrain affords breathtaking views of the St. Croix River Valley. Trails traverse remnant and restored prairies, wind down the deep ravines and rise up to the grassy ridge tops and bluffs overlooking the St. Croix.

The trails are perfect for hikers, horseback riders, and cross-country skiers. The park offers visitors a swimming beach, backpack campsites and a visitor center with interpretive displays. The park also rents snowshoes in the winter. The best way to learn more about Afton State Park is to stop at the park office for a map and information about the park. See the interpretive exhibits in the visitor center for more information about the vegetation and wildlife resources in the park. Although the park does not have a naturalist on staff, activities are offered occasionally throughout the summer season and self-guided programs are also available.

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