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Park History

WHAT IS THE PARK'S STORY:

Vikings drawing by Margie Hamen - click on this picture to see a larger view and use your browser's Back button to return

The discovery site of the Kensington Rune Stone, this 193 acre park is the homestead farm of the Ohman family.

More information on the Kensington Rune Stone can be found at the Runestone Museum website.

Rune Stone Park is used by families for picnics and reunions, businesses and other groups for pleasure outings, and winter sports enthusiasts for skiing, tobogganing, and snowmobiling. There are 2 picnic shelter areas and a range of outdoor recreation activities including, volleyball, horseshoes, and hiking. Several history displays are maintained to help interpret the Rune Stone Park story.