For Peaceful Hikes With Beautiful Views, Pay A Visit To Minnesota’s Little-Known Beaver Creek Valley State Park
Where do you go when you want some peace and quiet? If you’re a Minnesota nature lover, you likely head outdoors. There are dozens of state parks, trails, and recreation areas for people in every region to enjoy. Some of the most well-known spots, like Gooseberry Falls or Fort Snelling, are wonderful ways to get outside. But there are many more parks that are off the beaten track. In southeastern Minnesota, the little-known Beaver Creek Valley State Park is one example. Here, you’ll find peaceful hikes, beautiful views, and a whole lot of nature. Read on to learn what you need to know about visiting this gorgeous park.
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Have you ever been to this state park? Let us know what you thought in the comments! If you enjoy exploring little-known Minnesota state parks, check out our list of 11 underrated state parks in Minnesota.
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected]
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