The One Extraordinary Hike Under 5 Miles Everyone In Minnesota Should Take

Tucked away in tiny Sandstone, Minnesota, is a beautiful state park often overlooked by travelers headed up north. While it’s true that northern Minnesota has tons to do and see, there’s no need to rush into the deep wilderness to get a glimpse of Mother Nature. A short ¾-mile hike through Banning State Park will give you your fix – not to mention an awesome view of a waterfall.

Not convinced yet? After you check out the stunning view at the end of this trail, you can explore Banning’s other 17 miles of hiking trails. It’ll be the perfect way to spend time outside, not to mention see a beautiful rushing waterfall. Are you ready to check this hike off your bucket list?