The Glacial Lakes Trail is a 22-mile paved recreational trail from Wilmar through Spicer, New London, Hawick to Paynesville covering terrain created by glaciers 10,000 years ago which left a variety of rolling hills, prairie lakes and small forests.
The Gitchi Gami State Trail is destined to be one of the most scenic paved trails in the nation. Paralleling U.S. Highway 61, the popular Superior Hiking Trail, and the Lake Superior Water Trail, the completed 86-mile Gitchi Gami Trail will offer people one more active way to enjoy Minnesota's North Shore. Now the trail consists of four completed pieces with beautiful views of Lake Superior and...
The Douglas State Trail is 12.5 miles of abandoned railroad grade that has been paved for recreational use.
The 20-mile Cannon Valley Trail from Cannon Falls to Red Wing through Welch is a remote trail between the meandering Cannon River and tall bluffs less than hour from the metropolitan area. The trail is highlighted by wildflowers often under the canopy of lush trees.