The Awe-Inspiring Tower Climb That Will Give You A View Of Minnesota’s Last True Wilderness

Thanks to Minnesota’s vast forests, this state is home to more than a few old fire towers that date back to the early 20th century. These days, there are more efficient ways to spot wildfires. But the fire towers still stand, and they make excellent scenic overlooks for those who dare to climb their heights. One awe-inspiring tower climb in northern Minnesota will give you an unforgettable view of Minnesota’s last true wilderness. Take a look:

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Have you ever been to Big Bog State Recreation Area? For more information about visiting, check out the Minnesota DNR website. And if you love exploring nature in Minnesota, read our article about the state’s other wilderness area, the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area.