Tag: Hidden Gem
Williams Nature Center, a 65 acre wooded park just a few miles southwest of Mankato offers 1.5 miles of paved trails including two scenic overlooks.
Rasmussen Woods, just off of Stoltzman Road in Mankato, is a nature sanctuary nestled in the heart of the city.
The Kasota Prairie, among the few remaining areas of tall prairie grasses, features native wildflowers, abundant wildlife, and running water during wet periods.
The original houses of Betsy and Tacy from the Maud Hart Lovelace stories located in the historic Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Indian Lake Conservation Area is a 120 acre wetland mitigation site providing excellent wildlife viewing. The site features a trail for hiking and horseback riding.
On the shore of Lake Washington, Westwood Marina is a local favorite for fisherman and families. A full grill and bar menu.
Rick Pepper takes us along on his photo-shoot south of Mankato to explore Triple Falls, another of the region's little known hidden gems
Kerfoot Canopy Tour near Henderson, MN offers an aerial tour over a mile in length and 14 zip lines.
Long-time local favorite and local original, Pagliai's Pizza in downtown Mankato, specializes in pizza and also offers sandwiches, beer and wine.