The One Hike In Minnesota That Makes You Feel Like You’ve Landed In A Jungle

With Minnesota’s reputation for having more than 10,000 crystal-clear lakes, it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole lot more to the state than water. Minnesota’s landscape covers prairies, bogs, forests, and more. The diverse landscape makes traveling through the state feel like an adventure, with some areas not even feeling like they’re part of the Gopher State. That effect is never more present than it is in Cascade River State Park. One hike through the park, and you’ll feel like you’ve landed in a jungle. Take a look:

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What do you think? Do you know of any other hikes that are so green they feel like jungles? Let us know down below. And if you love hiking, don’t forget to check out our article about the 11 greatest hiking trails in the world that are right here in Minnesota.