Enjoy A Contemplative Stroll In An Old Growth Forest Along This Underrated Trail In Minnesota

Minnesota has many peaceful places to hike. In every region of the state, there’s a trail that leads through a nature area to a lovely scene. Northern Minnesota is no different. There are many trails along the North Shore, but today we’d like to venture a bit farther west, to the area around Itasca State Park. Here, you’ll find a little-known Minnesota SNA home to an old-growth forest that visitors can explore. Read on below to learn more about this quiet spot:

Have you ever been to the Itasca Wilderness Sanctuary SNA? Have you visited any other Minnesota SNAs? Let us know in the comments! And if you’re interested in other SNAs, check out our past articles on Morton Outcrops SNA and Butterwort Cliffs SNA.

Address: Itasca Wilderness Sanctuary Scientific and Natural Area (SNA), Wilderness Dr, Park Rapids, MN 56470, USA