Near an unpaved Stearns County walking/biking/snowmobile trail.
There are basically two kinds of place to hide a small cache here. I asked myself: if I were looking for a cache, in which kind of hiding spot would I rather look? Then I hid it there.
Benchmarking opportunities nearby, for those who like to look for survey marks. One is easy, if you come at it from the right angle. Others have not been seen since 1968; a metal detector might be useful.