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Visit Itasca

Getting to the Itasca StationPicture of the state of Minnesota, with a flag at Itasca Station and UMN M logo over the Twin Cities

Driving Directions

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Itasca Biological Station
University of Minnesota
28131 University Circle
Lake Itasca, MN 56470

Staying at the Station

Researchers, UMN academic groups, and approved external groups may stay at the Itasca Station.  The station has limited capacity, and priority is given to research and instruction.  Check out our policies to see our requirements, and message  to arrange your visit.

Public Visitors

Itasca Station is not open to the public for overnight stays.  The Station may occasionally host public programming in collaboration with MN State Park staff.  Check the DNR’s Itasca State Park website for programming held at the station.