This Easy Hike Lets You Experience The Fascinating History of Minnesota

It’s not hard to find beautiful views on short hikes in MN, but sometimes more interesting than just a simple nature walk is being able to explore the fascinating history of our home state. This short, easy hike not only provides great views of nature, but also tells a story from Minnesota’s past and lets you experience it firsthand. It reminds us all to take some time to appreciate the work that people have done in prior generations to give us the life, and state, we love so much!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

And if you’re looking for more historic places in Minnesota, check out these old towns.