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This data layer indicates the boundaries of Minnesota's State Parks, Recreation Areas, and Waysides. It was developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. These areas were established to provide outdoor recreation opportunities to the public. Their boundaries are defined by Legislation and sometimes contain private land. These areas help to preserve and provide access to scenic and natural areas throughout the state. They provide a variety of recreational and educational opportunities for all ages and are popular among the public.