Learn how to camp, paddle, mountain bike, fish at Minnesota state parks

I Can! program to start up this spring.

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ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ award-winning I Can! program resumes this summer with outdoor skill-building sessions held in more than 25 Minnesota state parks. Programs start June 11, and continue through late August. Registration began April 14.

Program offerings include: I Can Camp!, I Can Paddle!, I Can Mountain Bike! and I Can Fish!

The I Can! program is designed for individuals and families interested in trying one or more of the featured outdoor activities.

“We provide all the gear along with friendly instructors who can show you how to use it,” said Ann Pierce, Minnesota DNR Parks and Trails director. “Our goal is to make it easy for all Minnesotans to get outdoors, have fun and enjoy the health and wellness benefits of nature.”

For more information — including program details, dates, times, locations and minimum age requirements — visit or contact the DNR Information Center at or 1-888-646-6367. To register, visit or call 1-866-857-2757.

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