The Spooky Minnesota Hike That Will Lead You Somewhere Deserted

If you’ve ever been to Sandstone, Minnesota, you’ve likely visited — or at least heard of — Banning State Park. But have you learned about the early history of this beautiful town and park? It was once home to a thriving quarry, the ruins of which you can still see today. This hike to abandoned ruins in Sandstone is more than a little bit spooky. Take a look:

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Have you ever hiked in Banning State Park? Did you see the deserted ruins of the quarry? Let us know what you thought in the comments below!