We enjoy a hike with big views from land between the Yellow Medicine and Minnesota Rivers.
Lac qui Parle State Park (Minnesota) 15-May-2023
Our Hiking Club quest here was swept aside by lingering flood waters, so we did some sightseeing instead.
Big Stone Lake State Park (Minnesota) 15-May-2023
Our state park quest resumes on the shores of Big Stone Lake, headwaters of the Minnesota River.
Quarry Park & Nature Preserve (Stearns County, MN) 14-May-2023
We visit an old quarry turned county park and the state scientific and natural area adjacent to it.
Return to Hidden Falls (Nerstrand, MN) 11-May-2023
We return to Hidden Falls to see it gushing with Spring runoff and also to see a few wildflowers.
Hiking the Trout Brook Loop (Hastings, MN) 10-May-2023
We use a "Top 10" weather day to explore some other areas in Afton State Park.