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|
|CR 21 at Cloverdale
CR 22 at St. Croix State Park
|East end:|| WIS 77 at the St. Croix River,
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.
|0.223||0.359||CR 140 (Morris Avenue) north, CR 134 (Casino Road) south|
|Barry Township||1.942||3.125||CR 140|
|5.154||8.295||CR 20 (Wildlife Road)|
|Cloverdale||9.248||14.883||CR 21 (Cloverdale Road)|
|Clover Township||15.132||24.353||CR 22 south||Saint Croix State Park|
|15.211||24.480||CR 22 north (Fleming Logging Road)|
|18.231||29.340||CR 138 (Crooked Creek Road)|
|Ogema Township||19.442||31.289||CR 24 (Tamarack Road)|
|21.392||34.427||CR 137 (Alma Razor Road)|
|23.387||37.638||CR 173 (Grace Lake Road)|
|St. Croix River||23.524||37.858||WIS 77||Minnesota–Wisconsin state line|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
Route map: Bing
- "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.[unreliable source?]