Going on a hike is a great way to clear your head. There are so many different trail options, so how do you pick the perfect, peaceful trail? Only in Your State put together a list of the most peaceful hiking trails for us to reference, and one of them is in Rice County.

The Loop Trail at Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park is the hiking trail we're talking about. Only in Your State writes this about Loop Trail:

The park has beautiful, thick woods that are wonderful for walking in. Hidden in the woods is the aptly named Hidden Falls, where a lovely waterfall tumbles over the rocks. The quiet solitude of this lesser known park make it a winner for those craving reflection.

I have never been to the Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park but it sounds like a place I should check out!

There's a total of 7 trails on the list Only in Your State created. The others on the list are Cliff Line Trail at Blue Mounds State Park, Big Spring Falls Trail at Banning State Park, Garden Loop at Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary, Long Prairie Trail at Jeffers Petroglyphs, Bluff Trail at Touch the Sky Prairie, and Dr. Roberts Trail at Itasca State Park.

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