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5 Day Trip

My husband went one this trail, because it was to long for me to walk, he did take pictures of the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Joyce S
Great trail to the former tallest Red Pine

The trail is really not that long but has up and down and around. Most of the trail is dirt but as... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
nephnurse
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Sanford, North Carolina
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Located in Itasca State Park, this path winds through large Norway pines.
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13 Jun 2017
“Great trail to the former tallest Red Pine”
24 Sep 2017
“5 Day Trip”
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Lake Itasca, MN
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

My husband went one this trail, because it was to long for me to walk, he did take pictures of the tree.

Thank Joyce S
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The trail is really not that long but has up and down and around. Most of the trail is dirt but as you get further back, there is boardwalk available. The trail goes right past the Bison Kill Site which actually consists of sign telling...More

Thank nephnurse
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Was interesting to think about how long these huge pines had been standing here. Too bad the top of the Big Red Pine went down. Still pretty magnificent to see. Fun area to walk around and compare the size of the Big Red Pine to...More

Thank TakinLotsaPictures
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

This wasn't too far of a hike, the actual red pine tree is now broken at the top so it is not as tall as it used to be. The white pine was actually a better tree to see.

Thank Jesse S
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Short trail to see an old Red Pine. I'm sure in it's glory it was majestic...but now the top has broken off but it's still a good pull off to get out of the car & do a short hike. Once you know what a...More

1  Thank sd2travel
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

There is a short hike you can take to view one of nature's most glorious of trees - not recommended for anyone who has trouble walking but you can still view and appreciate these majestic beauties from your vehicle - worth the trip!

1  Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

The hike to the red pine is the best part- the trail takes you through a lovely portion of the park, but yes the top of the tree fell- It's still a great stop on the Wilderness Drive!!!

Thank Maria J
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

This short walk is worth it if you are curious what a Red Pine looks like. The tree is missing its top now, but still has a beautiful color of bark. There is nothing else to see on this trail.

Thank KendianaJones
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Reviewed 13 January 2013

The trail to the big red pine off Wilderness Drive is cool, as it goes by the bison kill site. The big pine itself broke off years ago. The other red pine trail is off the south entrance road, and leads through over a mile...More

1  Thank MedMusic
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

The size of the Red Pine was amazing...didn't know we grew'em that big in Minnesota!

1  Thank Debbie V
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