Minnesota is filled with millions of acres of forests and 10,000 lakes, making Minnesota's rural acreage and open space hard to match. North of Duluth, you might hike the Sawtooth Mountains along Lake Superior's north shore. The Superior hiking trails take you to Eagle Mountain, Minnesota's tallest peak at 2,301 feet. While most of the state is flat, the state's low point at Lake Superior is only 15 miles from its high point, indicating just how steep and rugged this area is. Names like Gooseberry Falls State Park, Split Rock Lighthouse, High Falls and Castle Danger speak to the beauty and attraction of the state's natural places.
Crystal clear lakes, tall rock ledges and vast waterways inspire endless camping, fishing and outdoor recreation across the entire state. Voyageurs National Park to the west is known for its forests and lakes as well. Fish for walleye on Rainy, Kabetogama and Namakan lakes. The lakes are deep and wide and dotted with many islands where campers enjoy backwoods camping while gazing up in awe at northern lights.
Hunting in Minnesota often means generational deer camps where the enjoyment and appreciation for wildlife and natural resources are passed down from family to family. The rich soil, natural foliage, diverse habitat and agriculture have led to Minnesota earning the fourth on Boone and Crockett's top 10 list for world-class whitetails. Other wildlife species like ruffed grouse, black bear, Canada geese, wild turkeys and sandhill crane thrive here thanks to the state's wide-ranging habitat that offers incredible hunting opportunities.
Central and Southern Minnesota's flatlands support high-yielding fields of flaxseed, oats, hay, sugar beets, soybeans and corn, the state's leading crop. With over 70,000 farms and ranches, the North Star State's farmers and ranchers raise a substantial number of cattle for dairy and beef. Minnesota is also known for its hogs, ranking third among pork-producing states in the U.S. Beyond a lucrative agriculture industry, Minnesota's diverse economy offers career opportunities in the timber, biomedical and manufacturing industries. It’s also home to a stable of name-worthy company headquarters such as Target, UnitedHealth Group, 3M, General Mills, Ameriprise, Land O’ Lakes, Best Buy and Valspar.
Minnesota’s landscape offers a wide range of income opportunities, abundant hunting and that natural resources that are the ingredients for the balanced and outdoor-rich lifestyles passionate outdoorsmen and women dream about. You decide when it’s time to make it a reality.