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Historic Trail: Fort Snelling

Explore history in an urban area on this trail through Minnehaha Park, Historic Fort Snelling and Fort Snelling State Park

You'll want to add this self guided trail to your unit's checklist. It's a great opportunity to learn about local history right in our Council's backyard.

History in Our Back Yard

This trail was designed with the help of educators from the Minnesota Historical Society to teach participants about the Fort and surrounding area.

You'll go through Minnehaha Park, Coldwater Spring, Historic Fort Snelling and Fort Snelling State Park. After finishing, you can purchase the Fort Snelling Historic Trails patch at Base Camp!

If you have questions about the trail, or want to report a portion of the trail that needs attention, please email basecamp@nsbsa.org.

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