About Danielle Huddleston Photography:

I am a wife, homeschool mom, a hiker, and a photographer living in Oklahoma. I love beautiful light and being in the woods. I share what I love on this blog, be they trails, pictures, or homschooling curriculum. Thanks for stopping by!

  • Tag: ‘Minnesota’

    Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge ~Rochert, MN

    Tuesday, January 9th, 2018


    I am convinced that everything is pretty in Minnesota.

    Especially in the fall.


    The Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge is another favorite stop when up there.



    I am not sure of the name of the hike but it is a pretty one, out to a spillway.

    It is between Blackbird Lake and South Chippewa Lake.

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    Nick’s dad is a bit of a survivalist and knows what things you can eat in the woods.

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    There were so many swans!

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    This last trail was pretty funny.

    We went on the trail it looped back to the road.

    We basically doubled back to our vehicle to get to the platform.



    We headed to Itasca State Park from here!

    Maplewood State Park ~Pelican Rapids, MN

    Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

    Maplewood State Park

    I love this park so much that we ended up going three times while visiting family in MN!


    The first time we ended up just taking the twins and my niece.

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    This is the woodland trail loop.

    It is under a mile but so pretty!

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    I may have told my husband that I was not going home…

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    Minnesota in the fall is hard to leave!

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    My adorable niece.

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    For the second visit, we had all of our kids and came into the park from the south.


    This is a small portion of the Star Loop trail.

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    Next, we walked some of this beautiful trail near Maplewood Church.


    I had actually decided to try a family picture with this stunning backdrop but a birthday party started.

    I could not bring myself to get out my tripod and set everyone up for a family pic with an audience.

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    We drove into in the park a bit more and ended up stopping to take this pic on a side road.

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    I love how it looks like everyone is cooperating and having fun but in real life, I had one mad at me and glaring for most of the pics…

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    On our 3rd visit, we had just the girls(the boys opted to stay and play with cousins).

    We hiked on the Ironwood Trail.

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    I can’t get over how pretty the woods were.

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    The girls decided to throw leaves at Nick on the hike back to the vehicle.

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    Love these.

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    I am already missing fall in Minnesota!

    Playing in the Missippi River~Itasca State Park, MN

    Sunday, March 5th, 2017

    These were taken from our trip to Minnesota last August.

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