This 2-Mile Hike In Minnesota Takes You Through An Enchanting Forest
If you’re an avid hiker in Minnesota, you probably already have a few favorite trails. Maybe you enjoy the challenge of the extra-long Superior Hiking Trail or the soaring heights of the Eagle Mountain Trail. Those — and all of the state’s other trails — are phenomenal. But there’s a lesser-known trail in northern Minnesota that is well worth the trip. This 2-mile hike takes you through an enchanting forest, and it’s simply unforgettable.
Next time you’re looking for a hike in northern Minnesota, look no further than the Lost 40 SNA. This wildlife area preserves a once-lost part of Minnesota. Visit for a beautiful day outdoors and to appreciate the stroke of luck that preserved this old-growth forest for future generations. Have you ever been to the Lost 40? What are your other favorite short hikes in Minnesota? Let us know in the comments below!
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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