This Entire Town In Minnesota Was Turned Into A State Park You Can’t Pass Up
Minnesota has more than 60 state parks — 62, in fact — and each is as beautiful as can be. Most are filled with sparkling lakes, thick woods, raging waterfalls, or waving prairies — or maybe a little of each. But there’s one state park that is a little different from the rest. There’s one Minnesota state park that used to be a town, and you don’t want to pass it up. Read on to learn about Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, its stunning beauty, and its fascinating history.
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Have you ever been to Forestville? What did you think? To learn more about the cave portion Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, check out our article about Mystery Cave.
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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