Box 367, 325 State Road 70, Grantsburg Wisconsin 54840
Visit a scenic wilderness area along the St. Croix River in northwestern Wisconsin. The Governor Knowles State Forest is 55 miles long and up to two miles wide, and encompasses 32,500 acres. The park offers group and family camping, backpack camping, picnic areas, canoeing, hunting and fishing. There are 3 self guided nature trails, 38 hiking trails, 35 horse trails, 33 snowmobile trails and 9 cross-country ski trails. Located next to the park are Fish Lake Wildlife Area and Crex Meadow Wildlife Area. Hunters will find whitetail deer, ruffed grouse, black bear, snowshoe hare, squirrel and woodcock within the forest. Those wishing to view the local wildlife will also find a wide variety of birds and animals such as sharp-tailed grouse, common yellow throat, bald eagles, pocket gopher, mink and muskrat.
Other Wisconsin State Parks nearby:
(Grantsburg) Governor Knowles State Park
(St Croix Falls) Interstate State Park
12/10 Coming to The Grantsburg area
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Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals.
Rhubarb Days Osceola WI June7-8 Enjoy rhubarb at Mill Pond Park in Osceola.
Tater Daze Brooklyn Park MN June13-16 Brooklyn Park Tater Daze is a unique festival where residents pay homage to the humble potato. Early settlers discovered that potatoes flourished in the flat, sandy soil of the area.
CHUM Rhubarb Festival Duluth MN June29 Enjoy a delicious array of rhubarb delicacies, including hundreds of pies, muffins, and crisps as well as rhubarb brats and burritos that will have your taste buds wanting more.
Henderson Sauerkraut Days Henderson MN June28-30 Activities include a Car Cruise, Tractor Ride, Kiddie Parade, Car Show, Softball Tourney, Miss Henderson Coronation, Mini Rods, Live Music Outdoors, Cabbage Toss, World Champion Kraut Eating Contest.