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Minnesota's Favorite Places

Gunflint Trail

The Gunflint Trial, located near Grand Marais, MN, has always been one of my favorite places. The natural beauty and peace found along the Trail is unrivaled in the state and arguably, the nation.   There are so many activities to … Continue reading

Driftless Region – Great River Bluffs State Park

A beautiful and unique region of Minnesota with excellent fishing for wild trout in cold spring-fed streams.

Savanna Portage State Park

I first discovered Savanna Portage State Park one October weekend, a few years ago. I was having one of those Fridays when the walls of my office just seemed too close and the idea of spending the weekend indoors was … Continue reading

Tettegouche State Park – Baptism River

Tettegouche S.P. is such a vast wonderland that has big lakes, small lakes, high falls, rocky cliffs, peaceful valleys, historic camps, amazing vistas, friendly locals, and wildlife living free as they’re meant to be.

Frontenac State Park

Harold loves the views overlooking Mississippi River and Lake Pepin and the fall colors.

North Shore

Minnesota’s north shore has been my favorite place since I was a child. The cliffs and rocks, the waves an water as far as the eye can see. There are a million activities all along the shore. I enjoy down … Continue reading

Interstate Park

Interstate State Park, despite its annoying and self-contradictory name, is one of the gems of the Minnesota State Parks system. It’s the park so fun they couldn’t keep it in one state: the natural area is split across the St. … Continue reading

Minneapolis: A Legacy Destination

Awarded a Legacy Destination in 2010 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 Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund, The Minneapolis … Continue reading

Lanesboro: 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 Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund, The St. … Continue reading

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