Robinson Park, Sandstone, MN
Climbing, Hiking and Paddling -Robinson Park in Sandstone, Minnesota has easy access to adventure.
Our little park on the river has gone through a huge transformation in the last ten years. Park improvements include.
- Access to the Kettle River
- Hiking trails connecting Banning State Park
- Bolted Sports Climbing
- Farmed Ice Climbing
- Group Camping Sites
Robinson Park Hiking Trails
From Robinson Park in Sandstone you can hike north (up river) to Wolf Creek Falls and from there connect to the trails of Banning State Park. Please note this trail is currently unmarked, the is very rough with muddy areas.
Down river trails connect to Big Spring Falls, follow the service road south along the Kettle River.
Robinson Park Rock Climbing
Climbing on the old quarry walls has become more popular in the last few years.
Robinson Park Ice Climbing
Yes, the park has farmed ice. For information on access visit Ice Park Access
Robinson Park Camping
There is a limited amount of “first come first served” camping. For questions about camping at Robinson Park call Sandstone City Hall at (320)245-5241.
Robinson Park River Access
Access the “clean and beautiful” Kettle River from the park. Boat launches give paddlers a launching point for adventures above and below the park. Paddle up river to get to Hell’s Gate and Wolf Creek Falls – paddle down river to the Kettle River’s Big Spring Falls.
The park hosts 2 major adventure sports events:
The Sandstone Ice Festival Celebrate the winter with this gathering of hardy souls. Ice climbing, winter camping, and a chili cook-off.
Happening on the first weekend in January, mark your calendar for winter fun.
more at SandstoneIceFest.com
The Kettle River Paddling Festival Whitewater paddlers bring their rafts canoes, and kayaks to the Kettle River for Weekend of river fun. Celebrate the “clean and beautiful” Kettle River, paddle through Banning State Park’s rapids.
First weekend in May – see you on the river.
more at KettleRiverPaddleFest.com