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Mississippi Headwaters
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Lake Itasca
Though farther from the lake, the sites are well surrounded by trees giving a bit of shade and privacy.
We live in the Mississippi Delta so are used the seeing old man river at his biggest It was a bucket list dream to view his beginnings.
Wilderness Drive
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Lake Itasca
The air is clear & scented with pine :) Pine, birch trees, views of lakes every which way, wonderful interpretive signs along hiking trails & many small areas to park along the roadway--it is one-way, so sometimes...
Fantastic views of nature and forest
Aiton Heights Fire Tower
#3 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Lake Itasca
It's 134 steps and they only allow six people at a time to climb the tower but the views are amazing especially in the fall of the year.
Even 2 platforms from the top, the view was fabulous!
Peace Pipe Vista
#4 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Lake Itasca
Great sunset views and nice hiking area