Take This Unforgettable Road Trip To 5 Of Minnesota’s Least-Visited State Parks
Minnesota is home to 66 incredible state parks! If you’ve spent some time in our state, you’ve likely been to the most popular parks, such as Gooseberry Falls, Itasca, and Split Rock Lighthouse. But there are many other, lesser-known parks that are well worth exploring. Today, we want to take you on a road trip to five worthy contenders. These parks are not the most well-known. In fact, they’re among the least-visited state parks in Minnesota. But they offer up incredible beauty, interesting history, and plenty of peace and quiet. Read on below to check out where this unforgettable road trip to Minnesota’s least-visited state parks will take you.
Have you been to any of these least-visited Minnesota state parks? Let us know which was your favorite in the comments! And if you’d like to suggest any other lesser-known attractions in Minnesota, be sure to fill out our nomination form.
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Address: Monson Lake State Park, 1690 15th St NE, Sunburg, MN 56289, USA
Address: Carley State Park, 50366 Wabasha County Rd 4, Plainview, MN 55964, USA
Address: Lake Maria State Park, 11411 Clementa Ave NW, Monticello, MN 55362, USA
Address: Kilen Woods State Park, 50200 860th St, Lakefield, MN 56150, USA
Address: Upper Sioux Agency State Park, 5908 MN-67, Granite Falls, MN 56241, USA
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Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.