Every year, Minnesotans flock to the North Shore to take in the breathtaking fall colors. No doubt, this is one of the most beautiful regions in the state – especially when the leaves start to change. But we’re here to warn you not to sleep on other regions of Minnesota. In fact, western Minnesota holds one of the prettiest parks in the state – especially come autumn. Maplewood State Park is not as well-known as Tettegouche or Gooseberry Falls or Jay Cooke. But if you climb atop one of its tall hills, you’ll have a spectacular view for miles around. Check it out:

Have you been to Maplewood State Park? Let us know what you thought in the comments! And if you’re interested in other great places to check out in fall in Minnesota, check out our past list of beautiful Minnesota state parks to visit in the fall.

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