Short Waterfall Hike & Optional Post Hike Refreshments

Northfield, MN

What to Bring

Hiking shoes
Few Hours
> 10 Miles
3 Stops

What to Expect

Take a quick drive to Nerstrand, MN, driving through this small town- you'll be at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park before you know it! Take the 1 mile hike to the beautiful waterfall and 1 mile hike out. Enjoy vegetation native to Minnesota and gorgeous fall colors at this wooded state park. Hop in your car and drive ~8 miles to Northfield, MN to finish up your day!


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