Walk Across The Swinging Bridge For A Gorgeous View Of Minnesota’s Fall Colors

Fall brings endless possibility to Minnesota! The state comes alive with the gorgeous colors of the season, making just about everywhere you look a beautiful landscape waiting to be explored. This is especially true of Minnesota’s state parks, where fire towers, hikes, waterfalls, and more make it easy to see the changing leaves. It is in a Minnesota state park where you’ll find the Swinging Bridge, an historic bridge crossing the beautiful St. Louis River. It provides great views year-round, but it’s especially lovely in autumn, when it offers a gorgeous view of Minnesota’s fall colors. Read on to learn about the park where you can find the Swinging Bridge.

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/

Have you been to the Swinging Bridge at Jay Cooke State Park? What did you think? If you’re looking for more ways to see the changing leaves in the Jay Cooke State Park area, check out our 2-hour road trip through Minnesota to see this year’s fall colors.

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