Itasca State Park

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Itasca State Park, about an hour and a half southwest of Northshore Bay Resort, is the headwaters of the Mississippi. Facilities include The Headwaters History Center, Douglas Lodge and the Museum. Amenities include large stands of pine, paved biking trails, Wilderness Drive, U of M Forestry and Biological Stations, Indian cemetery, Peace Pipe Vista and endless miles of hiking trails.