Lake Itasca is the source of the Mississippi River, located in the northern part of Minnesota in the United States. It is a must-visit spot for any traveler looking to explore the geography of the northern United States. It is a shallow lake measuring about 40 acres with an average depth of about 3 meters. There is a small island located in the middle of the lake as well as a few small creeks and streams feeding the lake. Itasca State Park is located here and provides visitors with ample opportunities for hiking, biking, canoeing and more. The scenic environment is ideal for birdwatching and enjoying the wonderful wildlife of Minnesota. If you're looking to get close to the Mississippi’s source, look no further than Lake Itasca.
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