Minnesota’s Most Overlooked State Park Is Seriously Beautiful

Minnesota’s 67 state parks receive a lot of visitors each year. In fact, according to the DNR, the parks received nearly 8 million visitors in 2012. That’s a lot for a state with a population south of 6 million. But some of our beautiful state parks get overlooked. One of the most criminally overlooked? Bear Head Lake State Park.

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Have you ever been to this underrated state park? Let us know your experience! Looking for more off-the-beaten-path spots? Check out this list of 11 of Minnesota’s hidden oases.