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Ellsworth Rock Gardens

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Voyageurs National Park, MN
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Great Lunch Spot!

It's very pretty, walk the trails, take it in, you wont be disappointed. The history is something... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2014
Jackson500
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Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States
Ellsworth Rock Gardens

amazing beautiful labor of love the history behind this place is unbelieveable I cant imagine... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2014
judy960
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West Terre Haute
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Reviewed September 18, 2014

It's very pretty, walk the trails, take it in, you wont be disappointed. The history is something everybody should enjoy. You can even get married there! It's our favorite lunch spot!

1  Thank Jackson500
Reviewed September 17, 2014

amazing beautiful labor of love the history behind this place is unbelieveable I cant imagine hauling all those rocks to make such an display

1  Thank judy960
Reviewed August 18, 2014

We visited the Rock Garden while staying at Driftwood Lodge Resort on the South shore of Lake Kab. Plenty of dock space to tie up. We took our lunch along but as soon as we stepped on land....the mosquitoes attacked. No amount of buy spray...More

1  Thank tdhutzell
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Definitely worth seeing, a very creative person with a lot of ideas built these rock gardens. Can picnic out there as well.

1  Thank Tricia O
Reviewed January 12, 2014

Great picnic spot and pit stop with a great dock for tying up your boat (and with clean bathrooms too). Given the remote nature of the Ellsworth Rock Garden on Lake Kabetogama, you come to appreciate even more the surprising beauty and creativity of the...More

1  Thank TCGreenGal
Reviewed August 10, 2013

It is hard to describe a hillside of flat rocks with a variety of rock sculptures all over it. It was better than I expected although I would not recommend renting a boat jut to go there. If you have a boat though you might...More

3  Thank drbsick
Reviewed July 19, 2013

The gardens are truly unique and beautiful. They were built by one man over a 15 year period. Due to the sequester, The park service no longer provides transportation to the gardens. We were lucky today to be brought there on a pontoon boat by...More

3  Thank slicz
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Lots of bugs the day we were there. Sort of an odd spot. Would be very nice for a picnic when the bugs aren't bad. Very nice pavilion and a johnny nearby.

1  Thank LAGBolt
Reviewed June 23, 2013

Creative area, had lots to look at! We took our lunch out there, they have a great pavilion area too.

2  Thank Zarborg
Reviewed December 18, 2012

Cool island and picnic site to see landmark manmade rock formations, beautiful wilderness and nature viewing.

2  Thank MoosehornResort
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