Climb Stairs And Ogle Magnificent Old-Growth Giants On This Fairy Tale Trail In Minnesota

There’s a fairy tale trail in Minnesota, or, at the very least, it looks like it was ripped out of the pages of a fairy tale. With a set of stairs in the woods, pine needle-covered pathways, and old-growth trees, the Lost 40 is a trail unlike any other in the state. Come here to experience our magical natural world.

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Have you ever been on this fairy tale trail in Minnesota? In the comments, please tell us all about your experience. To learn more about the Lost 40 SNA trail, visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website.

If you love visiting places that look as though they belong in a fairy tale, consider taking our fairy tale road trip to some of the most magical places in Minnesota.

Address: Lost 40 Scientific and Natural Area (SNA), Twp, Northome, MN 56661, USA