This Easy, 4-Mile Hike In Minnesota Leads Across A Sandbar On Its Way To An Abandoned Lighthouse

Here in Minnesota, unique hikes are around every corner! You can find paths to glorious waterfalls, through enchanting forests, and alongside the shores of sparkling lakes. But there are plenty of other places to discover as well! One of the most unique hikes that we’ve come across is a 4-mile trek across a Lake Superior sandbar. When you get to the end of the trail, you’ll stumble on an abandoned lighthouse. This easy hike is full of great views of nature and a unique look at a piece of Minnesota’s forgotten history. Read on below to learn more about this trail.

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Have you ever hiked the abandoned lighthouse trail? Do you have any other favorite unique trails in Minnesota? Let us know in the comments! And if you’re looking for other hikes, check out our past list of 7 scenic hiking trails in Minnesota.

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