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Take the scenic route!

In my opinion, the only way to drive out of Itasca State Park after a day of fun and adventure. If... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
So Beautiful

We loved this drive and stopped many times to take pictures. It is oneway which is a great idea... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Heather M
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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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A narrow one-way road that twists and turns through a couple of thousand acres of pine trees at Itasca State Park.
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“white pine” (5 reviews)
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Lake Itasca, MN
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

In my opinion, the only way to drive out of Itasca State Park after a day of fun and adventure. If you have the time, wind your way through this drive on your way out of the park!

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We loved this drive and stopped many times to take pictures. It is oneway which is a great idea. This is the best park we visited and it was great in the fall.

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

An incredibly beautiful drive on a sunshiny day and with the leaves turning color. We made this drive twice because it was so beautiful

Thank Tayadog1
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This was a very pretty drive and trees were turning color. If we come back to this park , would take this drive again!

Thank Joyce S
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

this is a very cool drive and in the fall when the leaves are turning colors it is breath taking beauty

Thank jeromew323
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

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, you want to take a picture & there...More

Thank Jean N
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

about 7 miles of drive is a one-way driving & biking ....it was a beautiful morning drive with the kids. bring camera and watch for animals.

Thank roamawaywithus
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We took Wilderness Drive to reach Red Pine Trail and White Pine Trail. We were pleasantly surprised at the beauty of the area. The drive is quite scenic. We did see a beaver's lodge, the tallest White Pine in Minnesota, and the former tallest Red...More

Thank nephnurse
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

A one way drive. Saw a few bicyclers along the way. Very pleasant and enjoyable if you like scenery and woods. Undeveloped area of the North Woods.

Thank Terri M
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This one way drive takes you through the undeveloped part of the North Woods. The road is one way so you don't have to worry about one coming traffic.

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
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