Bison heard attributed for large increase in visitors at Minneopa

By |2018-01-18T16:18:09-06:00January 18th, 2018|

Officials say visitor numbers are soaring at Minneopa State Park with about 16-thousand passes sold last year. Minneopa Area Naturalist Scott Kudelka says the increase is attributed to the bison heard that was brought to the park in 2015. "We use to be right in the middle for selling permits and visitation and now we're in the top ten." Statewide in 2017, Minneopa was third in daily permits and fifth in annual permit sales. "What people have discovered is they're not just coming back because of the bison, they've discovered the rest of the park and now they're coming back because [...]