Minneopa:Try not to…FALL…for these. Ha! Ha ha!

DON’T WORRY, YOU’LL GET THE JOKE SOON.

I’ve been thinking for a while here that a brief jaunt to Minneopa State Park was necessary.

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1. Ice in the picnic shelter

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2. Okay, sure, but what about the non-domestic pets?

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3. The bridge that crosses the smaller falls. Like the leaves still clinging to the trees.

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4. Just some brambly goodness. All that’s standing between you and the top of the falls.

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5. Who am I to resist a leaf stuck up in the snow so enticingly.

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6. Overlooking the big drop

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7. How would you like to be standing on that narrow little point?

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8. Well, someone got kind of close.

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10. There were all these cool hanging vines covered in ice or frost. I watched a few of them snap off. I wish I could have gotten closer, or zoomed closer.

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12. Vines on the rail surrounding the somewhat more treacherous falls.

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14. I remember going swimming down there. Or wading, more precisely. Usually wouldn’t get all that close to the falls.

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15. I love these ice formations.

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16. And these ones.

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17. This wall is covered with the scrawlings of impetuous youth.

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19. Red and green. It’s Christmastime again.

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This summer I went camping at Minneopa with my friends for a night. Here are some pictures of that.

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