The Tiny Town Of Dawson, Minnesota, Is Strangely Full Of Garden Gnomes

Minnesota’s largest towns and cities get all the attention. Even outside of the Twin Cities, smaller communities like Stillwater and Red Wing tend to overshadow the state’s tiniest towns. But there’s plenty to see in small-town Minnesota, from lively celebrations to local eateries and shops. In western Minnesota, there’s a little town called Dawson that is home to one of the most unique claims to fame in the state. This tiny town is strangely full of garden gnomes. Read on below to learn more about this quirky town.

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Have you ever been to Dawson? What did you think? For other fun small towns in Minnesota, check out our past article about 11 small towns in Minnesota with unique claims to fame.

Address: Dawson, MN 56232, USA