We in Minnesota are lucky. Beautiful nature is all around us! Not only do we have endless beauty in our more than 10,000 lakes. But we also have dozens of state parks, forests, ponds, and rivers that are brimming with the breathtaking beauty of nature. The abundance of these natural areas in Minnesota is well-known to locals and travelers alike. But there is another form of nature present in Minnesota that many people don’t know about it: mountains. They may not be as high as the Rockies, but the Sawtooth Mountains in northern Minnesota are well worth seeing. In particular, a hike up Carlton Peak may be just the thing you need to get outdoors and enjoy Minnesota’s beauty. Read on below to learn all that you need to know about hiking to the summit:

Have you ever hiked Carlton Peak? What are your other favorite hikes along the North Shore? Let us know in the comments!

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