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Minnesota's Favorite Places

Minnehaha Park

I first visited Minnehaha Park for a volunteer event in 2011 and was so impressed with the scenery and the park facilities there. The waterfall makes for beautiful photo ops, and it is a great destination at any time of … Continue reading

Coon Rapids: A Legacy Destination

Awarded a Legacy Destination in 2013 by Conservation Minnesota and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Several locations and organizations in the area have received Clean Water, Land, and Legacy funding. Thanks to the Clean Water Fund, The City of Coon … Continue reading

Crookston: A Legacy Destination

Awarded a Legacy Destination in 2011 by Conservation Minnesota and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Several locations and organizations in the area have received Clean Water, Land, and Legacy funding. Thanks to the Outdoor Heritage Fund, Glacial Ridge National Wildlife … Continue reading

Whitewater State Park

When I moved to Minnesota in 1979, Whitewater was one of the first places I went. Have been going there since. Love the winters beauty and so do my schnauzers ….mother Lena and daughter Bella. We live on the Zumbro River … Continue reading

Voyageurs National Park

Because I park our motor vehicle at the Frontier Resort and motor our boat loaded with camping gear up the Ash River and through Sullivan Bay. From there we set up camp on Namakan Lake. My Dad took me there … Continue reading

“Frog Slough” Boathouses

Take a look at our historic state stamp winner 2008. There on the lower left tucked away between the Interstate Bridge, The Marine Art Museum, the railroad, and the barges now transporting silica sand is what my best friend and … Continue reading

Superior Hiking Trail

The Superior Hiking Trail is a true gem. I through-hiked it solo in 2005 – 205 miles in 16 days from near Canada to Two Harbors. Since 2007, my eldest daughter and I have been hiking it in segments on … Continue reading

St. Louis River Estuary/Bay in Duluth

Some of the most fantastic birdwatching in the lower 48, –at all seasons, but most especially during the spring waterfowl migration. Also lots of islands and inlets to explore by canoe, and all within or adjoining a city. Above: The … Continue reading

Stillwater: A Legacy Destination

Awarded a Legacy Destination in 2013 by Conservation Minnesota and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Several locations and organizations in the area have received Clean Water, Land, and Legacy funding. Thanks to the Clean Water Fund, Lily Lake completed a … Continue reading

Two Harbors: A Legacy Destination

Awarded a Legacy Destination in 2013 by Conservation Minnesota and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Several locations and organizations in the area have received Clean Water, Land, and Legacy funding. Thanks to grants from the Clean Water Fund, Knife River … Continue reading