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Minnesota State Parks

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Richard J Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest
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RICHARD J DORER MEMORIAL HARDWOOD STATE FOREST
This state forest features six recreational areas, seven campgrounds, and one day-use area. There really is something for everyone in this state forest.

The RJD Memorial Hardwood Forest is located in southeastern Minnesota. This state forest includes bluffs of the Great River Road of the Mississippi River and a number state water trails. Cannon River, Mississippi River, Root River, Whitewater River, and Zumbro River state water trails are within the forest's boundaries.

The best times to visit RJD Memorial Hardwood Forest is in the early spring when the spring ephemerals are in bloom and in the autumn for the fall colors. The DNR lists RJD Memorial Hardwood Forest as among the best places in the state for bird watching, motorized trail riding, horseback riding, and mountain biking.


Location
Richard J Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest is located near Rochester, Rochester


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Whippoorwill Ranch Kampground
Route 1
Theilman, MN
507-534-3590
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