Quarry Park is one of central Minnesota's most intriguing destinations. From the serene to the extreme the ‘Park' offers great adventures -- Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Scuba Diving, Hiking and so much more. If you love the outdoors - you'll spend hours at Quarry Park and Nature Preserve!
SCSU's Outdoor Endeavorswill help you create your own rock climbing adventure or enjoy , hiking or biking the many trails that wind around the 643 acre park! You'll see woodlands, open prairie, wetlands and granite bedrock areas! Hills in the Park offer spectacular views of the landscape and a new observation deck provides a unique perspective!
When it's time for lunch, we suggest Granite City Food and Brewery. Casual dining - burgers to Sunday breakfast buffet - great food, great beer, and uncompromising service!
As you drive through St. Cloud and Central Minnesota, you'll find buildings, homes, churches, monuments and public artwork made of granite of all kinds. Here's a list of some of our ‘drive-by' Granite Country Attractions!
Stearns County Courthouse, St. Mary's Cathederal, St. John's Abbey, the Grasshopper Chapel, and the Minnesota Correctional Facility.
Stearns History Museum - note the granite in the building and the surrounding area. View a film depicting the history of the granite industry in Central Minnesota and a 1930's granite quarry.
Tired? Settle in for the night at one of our cozy, convenient hotels.
Check the St. Cloud Area's Official Visitors Guide for discount coupons and additional information! See the Home page of this website to order the Visitor Guide or email us in the Contact Us section of the site.