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Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

By Robert Benjamin
  An absolutely amazing vacation destination in Minnesota is the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. There are amazing physical features, like gouged rock, that have been carved into the land from huge glaciers that once existed in the area. The glaciers created canyons, cliffs, hills, crags, huge rock formations, beaches, rocky shores, and thousands of lakes and streams as well as islands and lots of trees. This area is wilderness at its best and it is so peaceful and beautiful that anyone who has the opportunity should stop by the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota.

     

     The BWCAW as it is frequently called, exists in the northern portion of the Superior National Forest. There are approximately 1.3 million acres, and the wilderness extends along the boundary between Canada and its Quetico Provincial Park for 150 miles. There are more than 1,200 miles of canoe routes for canoeing enthusiasts to enjoy as well as 15 different hiking trails. Lots of campsites exist in the BWCAW as well and it is believed there are more than 2,000 of these.
     If you are looking for a vacation destination that is completely different than any one you have ever experienced then you should definitely check out the BWCAW in Minnesota. The wilderness will give you a chance to reflect on your life, see how the environment has been changed over the years and even relax in a way that you have never been able to do before. That's because there is no TV, cell phones, or any other outside disturbances to intrude on your peace and quiet.
     This is a perfect place for families because it allows everyone to find something they love while also spending a lot of time together. Many times when families go on vacation they don't spend much quality time together because everyone is separated doing some other activity. At BWCAW you will have the vacation of your dreams.
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Robert W. Benjamin has been in the software business on the internet for over 6 years, and has been producing low-cost software for the past 25+ years.

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