This Hilly Hike At A Minnesota Conservation Area Will Take You High Above The Surrounding Landscape
Sometimes, you need to take some time away from it all. But it can be expensive and time-consuming to book a trip to Minnesota’s most scenic natural areas. Luckily for Minnesotans, there are plenty of other spots that are worthy of a stop. Every region of the state has a little-known nature park just waiting to be explored. In the Twin Cities metro area, one such park is the Richard T. Anderson Conservation Area. This Eden Prairie park includes a hilly hiking trail that’ll take you high above the surrounding landscape. If you’re looking for a peaceful hike that’s not too far from home, plan a trip to this little spot. Here’s what you need to know:
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Have you ever hiked at Richard T. Anderson Conservation Area? What did you think? For another great nature area in the Twin Cities area, check out our article about the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
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] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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