11 Lesser-Known State Parks In Minnesota That Will Absolutely Amaze You

Minnesota has dozens of fantastic state parks, but most people gravitate towards a select few. Gooseberry Falls and Itasca get a lot of love, but what about the 65 others? While they do get a healthy share of visitors – Minnesotans are outdoorsy people, after all – they are still lesser known spots that many are not aware of. Here are our 11 favorites:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

We know we left plenty of incredible Minnesota state parks off the list! Which ones would you have added? Let us know in the comments below!