Follow The Footsteps Of Minnesota’s First People Along The Beautiful Savanna Portage Trail In Minnesota

Though Minnesota has only been a state since 1858, people have lived here for much longer. There is evidence of there time here in every region, from Jeffers Petroglyphs in Comfrey to the Hegman Lake pictographs in northern Minnesota to Indian Mounds Regional Park in St. Paul. Today, we add yet another way to explore Minnesota’s ancient history. Take a trip to the remote Savanna Portage State Park to hike an ancient trail once used by Minnesota’s first people. Here’s what you need to know about the trail before you visit:

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Have you ever heard of the Savanna Portage Trail? What other historical sites in Minnesota do you enjoy? Let us know in the comments!

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