Most folks really don’t quickly believe “waterfall” when they approach a trip to Pipestone Countrywide Monument, but the park’s Winnewissa Falls would make our list. Wander via the historic, sacred grounds, exactly where Native Individuals have sourced pipestone for prayer pipes for hundreds of yrs, and choose time to pause at the pink quartzite cliffs and frozen falls. Make it a weekend with a remain at the reportedly haunted (but undeniably gorgeous) Calumet Inn. Reservation Ave.
An uncomplicated hour-and-a-50 % push up I-35 will bring you to Banning State Park, house to the at times-frozen Wolf Creek Falls. Park at the picnic place (or the campground, which is quieter in the off-season) and wind via the forest to the short—but wide—waterfall of icicles. Bonus: This is the great prospect to inventory up on your wintertime supply of caramel rolls at Tobies, in Hinckley, a lot less than