Move over turkeys. Come next fall, pheasants will get top billing in the City of Worthington. The Minnesota community known for its annual King Turkey Day will be making room for visiting pheasant hunters.
Governor Mark Dayton announced Worthington as the 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener Host City, during this year’s opener banquet in Madelia. Hunters who attend the 2014 Pheasant Opener will have the opportunity to enjoy more than 4,800 acres of public hunting land in the Worthington-area.
Minnesota is home to 72 beautiful state parks,
including Bear Head Lake State Park shown above.
Forget your Facebook. Ignore that Netflix cue. Quit Instagramming your lunch, and fry up a walleye caught fresh from the crystal clear waters of Minnesota’s beautiful lakes.
It’s Friday, Minnesota – and that means it’s time to turn off your smartphones and discover all that the Minnesota outdoors have to offer (you won’t have service where you’re going anyway).The Minnesota outdoors simply has too much to miss out on.
Our great state is home to 72 state parks, 58 state forests, 24 biking and biking trails, 33 water trails, 16.3 million acres of forest land – and of course 10,000 lakes (Shh, it’s actually 11,842, but if you won’t tell, we won’t either.) Not to mention, we're the Best Trails State in America.