Color image of a picnic shelter in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park. Photograph by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Staff, May 22, 2014.

Picnic shelter in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Picnic shelter in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park. Photograph by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Staff, May 22, 2014.

Color image of the front face of the MINOS far detector. On the left is the control room; on the right is a mural by Joseph Giannetti.

Soudan Underground Mine physics laboratory

Front face of the MINOS far detector. On the left is the control room; on the right is a mural by Joseph Giannetti.

Color image of the Stuntz Bay boathouses on Lake Vermilion, Soudan Underground Mine State Park, 2011.

Stuntz Bay boathouses

Stuntz Bay boathouses on Lake Vermilion, Soudan Underground Mine State Park, 2011. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever.

Black and white photograph of the underground (twenty-seven levels below the surface) miners’ lunchroom in the Soudan Iron Mine, Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park.

Underground lunchroom

Underground (twenty-seven levels below the surface) miners’ lunchroom in the Soudan Iron Mine, Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park.

Color image of a sign inside the Soudan Mine in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park, July 16, 2005.

Soudan Underground Mine sign, level 27

Sign inside the Soudan Mine in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park, July 16, 2005.

Color image of a Jaspilite-banded iron formation in the Stuntz Bay Road outcrop, Soudan Underground State Park, Soudan, June 10, 2015. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user James St. John.

Surface outcrop

Jaspilite-banded iron formation in the Stuntz Bay Road outcrop, Soudan Underground State Park, Soudan, June 10, 2015. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user James St. John.

Color image of Armstrong Bay day use area in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park. Photograph by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Staff, May 22, 2014.

Armstrong Bay day use area

Armstrong Bay day use area in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park. Photograph by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Staff, May 22, 2014.

Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park

The Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park occupies over four thousand acres in the far northeast corner of Minnesota. The site contains a historic underground iron mine as well as the fifth largest lake in Minnesota and its surrounding habitat.

Map showing the locations of the Vermillion, Mesabi, and Cuyuna Iron Ranges of Minnesota.

Map of Iron Ranges in Minnesota

Map showing the locations of the Vermillion, Mesabi, and Cuyuna Iron Ranges of Minnesota.

Color image of Bald eagles Harriet and Angel: the National Eagle Center's first ambassadors.

Bald eagles Harriet and Angel

Bald eagles Harriet and Angel: the National Eagle Center's first ambassadors.

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