Hiking The Cannon Valley Trail In Minnesota Is Like Entering A Fairytale
Each of Minnesota’s distinct regions has a beauty all its own. In the Arrowhead, vast forests, rugged cliffs, and pristine lakes dominate the landscape. In the southwest, flat prairies stretch as far as the eye can see. And in the southeast, rolling hills give way to lovely river valleys. It is here that you’ll discover some of Minnesota’s most beautiful places. In particular, the Cannon Valley Trail is a gorgeous trek through southern Minnesota. Entering the trail is like stepping into a fairytale. Every mile is beautiful, and it’s well worth the effort to visit. Here’s what you need to know:
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All in all, the Cannon Valley Trail is a gorgeous trek that is filled with beautiful sights, lovely native plants, and even animals. If you’re up for a fairytale trip through one of Minnesota’s most scenic areas, plan your trek down the Cannon Valley Trail. For more information, check out the trail’s website. And for another fairytale spot in Minnesota, take a look at our previous article about the one place in the state that looks like something from Middle Earth.
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]
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