Minnesota State Highway 48
|Defined by MS § 161.115(123)|
|Maintained by Mn/DOT|
|Length:||23.527 mi (37.863 km)|
|Existed:||1933 – present|
|West end:||I-35 at Hinckley|
|East end:||WIS 77 near Danbury, Wisconsin|
Minnesota State Highway 48 (MN 48) is a highway in east-central Minnesota, which runs from its interchange with Interstate Highway 35 in Hinckley and continues east to its eastern terminus at the Wisconsin state line (near Danbury), where it becomes Wisconsin Highway 77.
Highway 48 crosses the Grindstone River on the eastern edge of Hinckley. The route crosses the Kettle River in Barry Township near Hinckley. The eastern terminus of Highway 48 is at the St. Croix River, where the route becomes Wisconsin Highway 77 upon crossing the river.
Camp Nathanael is located 16 miles (26 km) east of Hinckley on Highway 48.
Highway 48 is also known as Fire Monument Road in the city of Hinckley.
The route provides major access to Grand Casino Hinckley.
The route is legally defined as Legislative Route 195 in the Minnesota Statutes. It is not marked with this number.
State Highway 48 was authorized in 1933.
The route was paved by 1953.
The entire route is in Pine County.
|Hinckley||0.000||0.000||I-35 – Duluth, St. Paul, Minneapolis||Interchange|
|St. Croix River||23.524||37.858||Minnesota–Wisconsin state line|
|WIS 77 east – Danbury||Continuation into Wisconsin|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- "Trunk Highway Log Point Listing - Construction District 1" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. August 20, 2010. Retrieved August 21, 2010.
- "161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. 2010. Retrieved October 21, 2010.
- Riner, Steve. "Details of routes 26–50". The Unofficial Minnesota Highways Page. Self-published. Retrieved October 21, 2010.[self-published source]