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Belle Plaine Scenic Highway

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19.4 miles: 21 minutes
US 169 spans 966 miles and five states; this portion of the highway takes you through part of Minnesota. Fertile farmlands flank the road, which also edges a section of the Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area. The park's diverse landscapes (wetlands, floodplain forest and blufftop oak savanna) are home to such creatures as minks, gray foxes and beavers.
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19.4 miles: 21 minutes
Belle Plaine Scenic Highway takes you through the heart of Minnesota’s farming community. For most of US 169, tranquil stretches of gently waving fields of corn and other cropland line the road. Breaking up the journey is the quaint city of Belle Plaine, about midway between Jordan and Le Sueur.