The Stunning Nature Preserve That Looks Like Nothing Else In Minnesota

With a national park, 66 state parks, and dozens of other natural areas scattered across the state, Minnesotans are no strangers to spending time in the great outdoors. But there is one corner of the state that gets much less attention than it deserves. Southwestern Minnesota is our window into the prairie, and it is absolutely gorgeous — and totally different from the rest of the state’s landscape. Read on to learn about a nature preserve in Minnesota that feels like traveling far away.

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Hole-in-the-Mountain Prairie is a breathtaking place in southwestern Minnesota. Next time you’re in the area, try to make a drive through. You will love the journey through the hilly terrain that is so different from northern Minnesota.