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Orr, Minnesota


I've spent some of the most amazing summer's of my life in Orr, Minnesota. My first trip there was for camp in 1993. I had just turned 16. Camp lasted 3 weeks, a good amount of time to enjoy the area. We did a load of outdoors activities but the most incredible was canoeing for 4 days on the Boundary Waters between MN and Canada. At the time, the water was clean enough to drink out of the lake.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful, Fresh Air, Clean Lakes, Middle of Nowhereness
  • Cons:Too damn cold in the winter
  • In a nutshell:Almost Heavenly June-August
  • Intro Written Jun 17, 2003
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  • DSwede's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2008 at 7:04 PM

    Loved the Boundary Waters! Can't wait to go back.

  • feline01's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2003 at 11:14 AM

    Aww, I saw the photo of you feeding the bear, how cute! Looks like a beautiful place to spend your teenage summers, I spent mine doing illegal things in NYC!

  • btex's Profile Photo
    Jul 26, 2003 at 2:31 PM

    canoeing, camping and bears...sounds like fun to me. chainsaw sisters saloon looks like the place to be.

  • JennJenn's Profile Photo
    Jul 25, 2003 at 9:14 AM

    There you go. Minnesota. More please.

  • travelinxs's Profile Photo
    Jul 25, 2003 at 9:09 AM

    Bear impressions ! ! No way ! Couldn't risk that !! Oh and I love the travelogues...pure serenity (well, untill you lot turned up...!!)

  • Jul 9, 2003 at 8:34 PM

    Excellant pictures..

  • littlesam1's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2003 at 9:40 AM

    Cliff diving, black bears! What a wild vacation. Interesting page. Loved the opening picture with the fish sign.

  • GreenMtn.Man's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2003 at 9:10 AM

    Nice job love the black bear photos.

  • Jim35's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2003 at 12:26 PM

    ...but Yogi, I don't think Ranger Gina likes us stealing picnic baskets.

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