Ask any Minnesotan about the Iron Range, and they’ll know exactly what you’re talking about. People outside of Minnesota? Not so much. But that’s their loss, because Minnesota’s Iron Range is surprisingly beautiful. From scenic mine overlooks to sparkling lakes created by mining activity, they have made an indelible mark on the landscape of northern Minnesota. At one brand-new state park, you can even travel far below the surface of the Earth to tour one little-known mine. It’ll feel like a secret, underground world. Take a look:

Have you been to this underground mine yet? What did you think? Let us know in the comments!

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