Explore Minnesota’s Quiet Beauty With A Visit To The Forests And Prairies Of Kilen Woods State Park
Here in Minnesota, the North Shore gets all the attention. And when it’s not the North Shore, it’s the Boundary Waters, national forests, and other northern attractions. But there’s a whole other part of Minnesota that isn’t getting the attention it deserves. It may not be full of rugged shores and thick forests, but southern Minnesota has a beauty distinct from that of the northern half of the state. That’s especially apparent in the region’s state parks. One in particular, Kilen Woods State Park, has a quiet beauty all its own. Here’s what you need to know about this beautiful state park:
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Next time you’re craving an unusual adventure in Minnesota, head south! Kilen Woods State Park awaits with plenty of hiking, fishing, and beautiful scenery. And if you’re looking for more off-the-beaten-path places in Minnesota, check out our list of 11 lesser known state parks in Minnesota.
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]
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