Robinson Park, Sandstone, MN

Robinson Park
Train bridge over Robinson park

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

Sandstone Ice Park
Sandstone Ice Park

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

Robinson Park
Robinson Park

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:

Robinson Park in Sandstone Minnesota

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.

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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.

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