See Minnesota As It Was Centuries Ago When You Visit The Rare, 80-Acre Helen Allison Oak Savanna

Minnesota is home to many different types of landscapes. Up north, big forests are dotted with sparkling lakes. In the southwest, bluffs rise over the Mississippi River. In the southeast, endless prairies unfold beneath enormous stretches of sky. These are some of the most common landscapes in Minnesota, but there are many other unique places. One interesting spot is Helen Allison Savanna Scientific and Natural Area. This area preserves an 80-acre oak savanna, a rare sight in Minnesota. A visit to this beautiful place is like going back in time. Read on to learn all that you need to know about Minnesota’s rare oak savanna.

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Have you ever been to Helen Allison Savanna? What did you think? Let us know in the comments! And if you’re interested in visiting other SNAs, check out another favorite: The Lost 40 Scientific and Natural Area.

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