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Explore paddleboarding at Glacal Lakes Park

Families throughout the region are invited to spend a day communing with nature and enjoying some summer fun on a paddleboard.

The Friends of Glacial Lakes State Park have organized a demonstration and hands-on learning of the fundamentals of paddleboarding from the experts of HanglooseMN. Check it out at

Paddleboarding is an excellent form of exercise that engages every muscle from the tip of your toes to the top of your head. Paddleboarding is also unmatched in its ability to allow you to approach wildlife undetected.

So, park leaders say, whether you're into getting some good exercise or you'd like to come out and take in some nature from on top of the lake, come out and join the event.

It will begin on Saturday, July 13 at 2 p.m. The Friends of the Glacial Lakes State Park will also be serving grilled turkey burgers from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Minnesota State Park passes will be required for each car entering the park. Passes will be available at the contact station and cost $5 for a day pass or $25 for an annual pass. Space is limited so call the State Park office to reserve your spot at (320) 239-2860.

Arrive early, so you have time to get park passes. Glacial Lakes State park is located five miles south of Starbuck. From the town of Starbuck, go three miles south on Highway 29, then two miles south on County Road 41.