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Address: Lake Itasca, MN
Description: Located in Itasca State Park, this path winds through large Norway pines.

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So worth seeing!

There is a short hike you can take to view one of nature's most glorious of trees - not recommended for anyone who has trouble walking but you can still view and appreciate these... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Mary H
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Glenwood, Minnesota
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Glenwood, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There is a short hike you can take to view one of nature's most glorious of trees - not recommended for anyone who has trouble walking but you can still view and appreciate these majestic beauties from your vehicle - worth the trip!

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Pacific Junction, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The hike to the red pine is the best part- the trail takes you through a lovely portion of the park, but yes the top of the tree fell- It's still a great stop on the Wilderness Drive!!!

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Burien, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This short walk is worth it if you are curious what a Red Pine looks like. The tree is missing its top now, but still has a beautiful color of bark. There is nothing else to see on this trail.

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Northern MN
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

The trail to the big red pine off Wilderness Drive is cool, as it goes by the bison kill site. The big pine itself broke off years ago. The other red pine trail is off the south entrance road, and leads through over a mile of old-growth red and white pines.

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Ogilvie, Minnesota, United States
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

The size of the Red Pine was amazing...didn't know we grew'em that big in Minnesota!

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pierz, minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

The trail itself is very nice, but in 2007 the top of the tree was taken off in a wind storm so the only thing left is a large portion of the trunk.....I bet it was beautiful before it fell.

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Hike this trail almost every weekend. The Red Pines are spectacular!

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Address: Lake Itasca, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Lake Itasca

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