Marvel At Vivid Orange Lichen-Draped Rocks At Butterwort Cliffs SNA, A Minnesota Nature Area That Few People Know About

The Land of 10,000 Lakes is bursting with amazing natural areas. Most of us know about the state’s one spectacular national park and many gorgeous state parks. But there are many more natural areas to discover, including Minnesota’s official Scientific and Natural Areas, or SNAs. One in particular, Butterwort Cliffs SNA, stands out as a beautiful place to observe the North Shore. Plan a trip to explore this SNA to witness firsthand the stunning orange lichen-draped rocks on the shores of Lake Superior. Read on below to learn more about the SNA:

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Have you ever been to Butterwort Cliffs SNA? Let us know in the comments! And if you’re interested in checking out other Minnesota SNAs, check out our past article about another favorite, Falls Creek SNA.

Address: MN-61, Grand Marais, MN 55604, USA