Access via State Highway 76, 61, 26, and 16 (a National Scenic Byway)
Drive, pedal, walk, paddle or fly to discover seven unique communities, many historical sites, bountiful wildlife and outstanding natural beauty. Houston County occupies the southeast corner of Minnesota, lying just south of I-90 and bordering the Mississippi river. Its estimated 2001 population was 19,940 on 558 square miles. It is home to Beaver Creek Valley State Park, Wild Cat Landing County Park and Campground, state forest land and many recreational area.