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Hennepin County Farms

November 11, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Yes, there are indeed farms in Hennepin County. In fact, much of the land west of Cty 116 in Medina is still used for crops. All of the images below were captured in Greenfield, Minnesota.
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Arcola Soo Line Bridge

March 12, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
The Arcola Soo Line Bridge spans 2,682 feet and stands 184 feet above the St. Croix River, connecting Stillwater, Minnesota with Somerset, Wisconsin. Usually when I take a photograph, I drive up in my Jeep in good light, get out with my camera gear and set up - this has pretty much been my routine for years and I've been able to capture hundreds of...
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Minnesota River Valley

March 12, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
We had a very warm Fall in Minnesota and I took the opportunity to explore the Minnesota River Valley from Chaska to Henderson. I'd been familiar with Henderson for years, but the Minnesota River Valley State Recreation Area in Chaska had remained a mystery to me until I one day looked at Google's satellite images and noticed cars parked off of...
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Zippel Bay State Park

March 12, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Zippel Bay State Park is located in far Northwestern Minnesota on the southern shores of Lake of the Woods. The 3,000 acre park offers sandy beaches, 6 miles of hiking trails and exceptional fishing opportunities. Unlike most of Minnesota's 58 State Parks, the 4 campgrounds at Zippel Bay do not have electrical hookups for the RV crowd, creating a m...
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Roseau County, Minnesota

March 12, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Roseau County was once covered by glacial Lake Agassiz. Most of the terrain is now vast farmlands, but Roseau County also contains Hayes Lake State Park, Lost River State Forest and also a significant portion of Beltrami Island State Forest. Because the area is so far away from most tourists destinations, there is not a lot of traffic to deal with...
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Beltrami Island State Forest

March 12, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Minnesota has 58 state forests, most of which are located in the northern third of the state. What's unique about Beltrami Island State Forest is not only its size (it's our second largest state forest covering 703,366 acres) but also its living history, with an inherent sense sense of isolation while still remaining easily accessible from the Nort...
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