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Preacher's Grove

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Beautiful grove of old pines

We took a short walk from the Itasca Suites to the Preachers Grove. The trail goes along Lake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Short visit pays big dividends

Family member said her father always stopped here. I can see why. It was stunningly beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Leonard T
Cleveland, Ohio
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Site at Itasca State Park where a religious group once camped.
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Lake Itasca, MN
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a short walk from the Itasca Suites to the Preachers Grove. The trail goes along Lake Itasca or you can get their by car or walk the road. This is a beautiful pine tree grove with huge red pines and some of the...More

Thank Tayadog1
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Family member said her father always stopped here. I can see why. It was stunningly beautiful. Only needs a short walk to appreciate.

Thank Leonard T
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of only a couple of places in Minnesota where you can appreciate these grand old trees. It's hard to visualize the top 1/3 of the state covered with old growth Red and White Pine forest before they were all cut down. Hug...More

Thank MMM_and_MPM
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

It's a short walk to a nice hiking trail that follows along a waterfront. Look up to see see all the beautiful red pines.

Thank whetzelcarol
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Take a moment to stop and walk down to the view of Lake Itasca. The Red Pines are huge, the forest floor is flat and quiet, lush and green. Always a stop for me when I go to this park.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Be sure to pull over and take a walk into this peaceful grove of Red Pine trees. On the day we visited, the sun shined through the trees at just the right angle; at that point I knew why the group of preachers had stopped...More

Thank Robinjbr
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Walking amongst the towering trees of Preachers Grove was a humbling experience. Peaceful and serene. So beautiful!

Thank BobandMunda
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Our friends were married here this fall and it was a beautiful location for a wedding when the leaves are turning.

1  Thank OnThePlane1
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a nice little stop on the main drive around Lake Itasca. It is a path that takes you through a grove of soaring Red Pines that overlooks the lake.

Thank sd2travel
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is a place of soaring pines, wind whispering through the trees, stunning lake views and an infectious sort of silence. When visiting the lake, you should not miss it. It will recharge your batteries after the hectic nature of the Headwaters area, or the...More

Thank etweeden
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