This Hike Takes You To A Place Minnesota’s First Residents Left Behind

Though Minnesota has officially been a state since since 1854, its history extends far back in time. Across thousands of years, humans have walked, hunted, and lived in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. And if you look closely, you can still see evidence of Minnesota’s first residents and all that they left behind. Read on to learn about one place where Minnesota’s early human history is most evident.

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Have you ever hiked the Grand Portage Trail, or any of the other trails at Grand Portage State Park? Let us know in the comments. And if you’re interested in more historic trails in Minnesota, check out the hidden trail that leads to a magnificent archaeological treasure.