This Underrated Trail In Minnesota Leads To A Hidden Turquoise Lake
Did you know Preston, Minnesota, is home to a stunning turquoise lake unlike anything you’ll find in any other part of the state? Though this spot has many visitors throughout the year, it still remains hidden from many Minnesotans. Why? Because the beautiful lake is in a cave, at the end of a subterranean trail through southern Minnesota. If you’re looking for a beautiful – and cooling – hike to do in Minnesota as the weather warms up, check out this unforgettable hike.
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This beautiful trail is certainly underrated! But visit once, and you’ll be telling everyone you know about the hidden turquoise lake at the end of the path. Have you ever visited the lake at Mystery Cave State Park?
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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