Vast Woods Await At Beltrami Island State Forest, Where You’ll Find The Headwaters Of Five Minnesota Rivers
The Land of 10,000 Lakes is also home to many state forests – 58, to be exact. Most are found up north, and all are full of beauty. Visitors will find diverse groupings of trees, beautiful wildflowers, fascinating animals, and incredible views. Near the Canadian border, there’s one Minnesota state forest that has all of these things and more. Beltrami Island State Forest is a vast expanse that is home to the headwaters of five Minnesota rivers. Next time you’re looking for a nature adventure in Minnesota, head up to this state forest to explore woodlands, rivers, and much more. Here’s what you need to know:
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Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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