This Secret State Forest In Minnesota Is Packed With Adventure
If you’ve spent any time in Minnesota, you know that it’s not just 10,000 lakes that make our state stand apart from the rest. Minnesota’s northern stretches are filled with vast, thick forest that is full of activity. Whether you dream of spotting a moose or exploring a quiet winter forest on a cross-country ski trail, Minnesota’s forests have just the place for you to visit. And if you desire a little bit of everything, you’ll find that too. For example, Beltrami Island State Forest is packed with trails, wildlife, horseback riding, and more. If you’re ready for a one-of-a-kind adventure, look no further.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
For more information about Beltrami Island State Forest, check out this brochure from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. And for more Minnesota forest adventures, read our article about Minnesota’s largest state forest.
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] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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