With River Crossings and Wildflowers, The Little-Known Wildflower Trail In Minnesota Is Unexpectedly Magical

Have you ever heard of Carley State Park? If you’re like most Minnesotans, you probably haven’t. This little-known state park is tucked away in the state’s southeastern corner, about halfway between Rochester and Winona. But what the park lacks in fame, it makes up for in beauty. there’s a gorgeous trail there where you’ll find a combination of river crossings and wildflowers that is, simply put, magical. Read on below to learn more about this unique trail:

Have you hiked in Carley State Park? Let us know in the comments! Also, check out our past list of lesser-known state parks in Minnesota that you’ll love.

Address: Carley State Park, 50366 Wabasha County Rd 4, Plainview, MN 55964, USA