Trails and recreational activites.
Welcome! We’re glad you’re here!
The Friends of Hennepin Canal was formed to preserve, protect, and enhance the park experience at the Hennepin Canal State Park. Funding supports maintenance, recreational, historical, and educational opportunities.
Approved Recreational Activities
IDNR Approved Activities in the Hennepin Canal State Park Include: Picnicking, Hiking, Bicycling, Fishing, Boating, Canoeing, Camping, Equestrian Camping, Hunting, Snowmobiling,
Outdoor Fun For All Seasons
Biking, Kayaking,Hiking and
Our Dream for Hennepin Canal State Park
1. Water Pumps
Wouldn’t it be great to have access to drinking water when enjoying enjoying outdoor activities at the Hennepin Canal?
2. Signs for Bridges & Locks
3. Working Bathrooms Along the Canal
4. Events such as biking, kayaking, boat tours.
News & Announcements
You need not be a member of the Friends to join us in any of the hikes. There is no fee for the hikes. Hikes are scheduled for the 3rd Sunday of the month, starting at 1:30, except when noted by * We ask that you dress weather appropriately. For more detailed...
Dear Friends of the Hennepin Canal, As we celebrate this holiday season, we wish you and yours peace and good will. As with much of the world, the COVID Pandemic has taken a toll on our organization. Some of our members were infected by the virus, the rest of us were...
The Friends of the Hennepin Canal will be sponsoring its monthly Hike the Hennepin Canal outing on Sunday, May 15 Hike Route: The Friends of the Hennepin Canal will be holding their monthly Hike the Canal outing on Sunday, May 15. This month’s hike will be from Lock 6...
A few photos shared with us by friends on our Facebook Page.