Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Look Even More Spectacular In the Winter

Even in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it’s easy to forget the immense beauty of Minnesota’s bodies of water – especially in winter. During this season, the sparkling lakes turn into snow-covered expanses that blend into the surrounding environment. This is true for much of Minnesota. But way up north, in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the icy lakes and wintry forests combine into an unforgettable expanse of snow-covered beauty. The Boundary Waters are always spectacular with wild beauty, and that is doubly true when the weather gets cold. Read on below to learn more about what you’ll find in the Boundary Winters in winter:

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Have you ever visited Minnesota’s Boundary Waters in winter? For more information about visiting the area year-round, take a look at the Boundary Waters page on the U.S. Forest Service website, or at the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness website and Facebook page. And if you’re not quite ready to venture into the Boundary Waters, consider a trip to see the snow-covered beauty at nearby Bear Head Lake State Park.

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