Some Of The Cleanest And Clearest Water Can Be Found In Minnesota’s Boundary Waters
Being the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota is home to more than a few crystal-clear bodies of water. Among the clearest are Caribou Lake near Lutsen, Minnesota, and Deer Lake in Itasca County, to name a few. But there are many others. Most, it turns out, are found within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In this million-mile stretch of Minnesota, there is a lake beyond every stand of trees. Some of the cleanest and clearest water in Minnesota – maybe even the world – can be found here.
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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]
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