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gem Favorite Wolf Creek Falls slowly cuts through the bedrock in Banning State Park.

Wolf Creek Falls

(6) Sandstone, MN

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Favorite Wolf Creek Falls slowly cuts through the bedrock in Banning State Park.
Intermediate/Difficult

The Best of Banning State Park

4.8 mi 7.7 km 222' Up 67.57 m Up 220' Down 67.09 m Down

Sandstone, MN

Banning State Park Hiking

  • 10 Miles 17 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 3 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Banning State Park - 4

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1.9 mi 3.1 km #1Wolf Creek Trail
Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
1.9 mi 3.1 km #2Quarry Loop Trail
Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
0.8 mi 1.3 km #3High Bluff Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Sandstone, MN
1.0 mi 1.6 km #4Trillium Trail
Easy
Sandstone, MN
Easy
Sandstone, MN

Photos of Banning State Park - 7

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Wolf Creek Falls slowly cuts through the bedrock in Banning State Park.
Mar 14, 2017 near Sandstone, MN
Waterfall at the end of the trail. Banning State Park
Oct 26, 2019 near Sandstone, MN
Hell's Gate stands along the Kettle River.
Mar 14, 2017 near Sandstone, MN
This is another example of the rough terrain on Hell's Gate Trail – you'll need to climb down this.
Mar 14, 2017 near Sandstone, MN
This is an example of the terrain on Hell's Gate Trail. To pass through, you'll travel through this slot, then climb down on the other side.
Mar 14, 2017 near Sandstone, MN
As a testament to its history, large slabs of rock are piled next to the Quarry Loop Trail.
Mar 14, 2017 near Sandstone, MN
This is an example of a pothole or "kettle" on the bank of the Kettle River along the Hell's Gate Trail.
Mar 14, 2017 near Sandstone, MN