He Mni Can - Barn Bluff

He Mni Can-Barn Bluff is one of the best-known natural features along the upper Mississippi River. It is significant for its geology and its association with prehistoric and native peoples, as well as the exploration of the upper Mississippi region of the early nineteenth century.  From the mid-nineteenth century to the present, it has been a location for travel, industry, tourism, and recreation. A many-layered interpretation of the feature is evident in local legend, as well as in published historical and scientific accounts, works of art, and photography.

Barns Bluff Sign

Park Naturalists

If you’re visiting He Mni Can-Barn Bluff during the summer months, consider contacting our Park Naturalists. They offer guided hikes and various programs designed to help residents and visitors alike enjoy and understand our natural treasures.