You’ll Find Nothing But Peace And Relaxation At The 118-Acre Franz Jevne State Park, The Smallest State Park In Minnesota
Sometimes, beautiful things come in small packages. That’s certainly the case for Franz Jevne State Park, a teeny-tiny stretch of land along the Rainy River in northern Minnesota. Here, miles from any major city, visitors discover the peace and quiet of the Minnesota wilderness. Though small, the park has many activities – especially if you’re a nature lover. Read on to learn about this little-known Minnesota park, then add it to your bucket list for future Minnesota adventures.
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Franz Jevne State Park is full of beauty and tranquility. There are many other wonderful state parks in northern Minnesota as well. For example, try visiting Bear Head Lake State Park in Ely, or Zippel Bay State Park on Lake of the Woods.
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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