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Crossing the headwaters of the mighty Mississippi River is one of the most popular attractions at Itasca State Park. Generations of children have grown up with the memory of walking across the river on stepping stones. (File photo)

Itasca one of nation's best water parks

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Itasca State Park was voted one of the top eight state parks in America by Take Me Fishing Facebook fans based on fishing, boating and family fun.


The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's Take Me Fishing campaign invited fans to determine the top eight natural waterparks in America. Twenty-four pre-determined parks were put to the test and the top eight were chosen after eight weeks of voting.

Other parks included:

n Lake Murray State Park, Oklahoma.

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