Minnesota State Parks and Trails I Can! programs takes you and the kids from “I’ve never done that” to “Wow, that was a blast!” I Can Climb! gives your family the unique experience of real rock climbing at some of Minnesota’s most beautiful state parks. This program is designed especially for first-time and beginning climbers; no experience is necessary. Participants will try rock climbing first-hand with help from skilled guides. Register for one of four sessions: 9:00–10:30 AM, 11:00 AM–12:30 PM, 1:30–3:00 PM, or 3:30–5:00 PM.

This program is intended for climbers ages 5+ for Interstate State Park & Blue Mounds State Park and 10+ for Tettegouche State Park. Climbers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or court-appointed legal guardian. Advance registration is required through the MN DNR website for just $10 per climber. A vehicle permit is required to enter all Minnesota state parks. Vehicle permits cost $5/day or $25/year and are not included in the cost of registration. Please allow at least 15-20 minutes to park and arrive at your climb site. All participants are required to sign a waiver of liability prior to climbing (completed by a parent or court-appointed legal guardian if under the age of 18). The waiver will be provided at the program but can also be found here. Fill it out before arriving to maximize your climbing time!

Interstate State Park Taylors Falls, MN Blue Mounds State Park – Luverne, MN Tettegouche State Park – Silver Bay, MN
June 3 June 17  June 10
June 4 June 18  June 11
July 8 July 15  July 29
July 9 July 16  July 30
Aug 26 Aug 12  Aug 19
Aug 27 Aug 13  Aug 20


Online reservations can be made 24 hours a day! Or, if you prefer to sign up by phone, call us toll-free, 8:00 AM–8 PM daily (excluding holidays): 866.857.2757. Advance registration is required and Early registration is strongly recommended, as these programs tend to fill up fast.

I Can Climb! Refund/Cancellation Policy
Program fees for I Can Climb! are non-refundable unless the program is cancelled by the instructors. All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or hazardous conditions.

Register with the DNR Here

Please contact the DNR Information Center toll-free at 888.646.6367 between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. You can also get more information by emailing ican.dnr@state.mn.us.

All participants must sign our Liability Waiver and Rules Agreement.