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FAST FACTS Kensington Runestone Park is located three miles north of Kensington at 8755 County Road 103 SW. From Interstate 94, exit 100, go west on Highway 27 for about 14 miles, turn left on County Road 103, go about one mile - watch for signs. The park includes 12 miles of active cross-country ski trails, an important access point to the 400-mile DATA snowmobile trail, and facilities for winter and summer activities, such as family reunions, corporate social outings, Girl and Boy Scout projects and...

Sold! Land sale finalized to expand Kensington Runestone Park

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Since 2008, the Douglas County Parks Department has been working on a land acquisition project at Kensington Runestone Park.

The goal: Expand the park and showcase the land and farm where the controversial Kensington Runestone was found.


Back in 2006, the Kensington Runestone Park Foundation purchased 140 acres of land from David and Margaret Strand for the park. The park, however, is owned by Douglas County.

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