August 2022 Summer Fun Walks with the NSTT
The NorthStar Trail Travelers (NSTT) are heading to the Bemidji area in August and you’re invited.
Saturday, August 13: La Salle Lake State Rec Area
On Saturday, August 13, walk at La Salle Lake State Recreation Area, 10 miles north of Itasca State Park. Register between 9 am and 2 pm and finish by 4 pm. Saturday trails will include two options totaling 10km. One 5km trail goes out to an overlook of the Mississippi and back through woods and prairie. The second 5km is and out and back lollipop loop with rolling hills and includes a spur to an overlook of the lake. Registration is at the picnic shelter. Brats/hot dogs and other food will be available for a donation throughout the day. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome. More at NSTT website
Sunday, August 14: Lake Bemidji State Park
On Sunday, August 14, walk at Lake Bemidji State Park for the second walk of the weekend. Register between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. and finish by 3 p.m. Fees from $2-$8 for each event. There’ll be two trails at Lake Bemidji for you to walk, totaling 10km. A 4km loop will follow the lake to an overlook, then through the park and back down around the campgrounds. The 6km trail will go out on the boardwalk to the bog and beyond into the park. All trails are shaded and sunny with gentle hills, dirt and gras. Registration is at the picnic shelter by the lake. Again, lunch will be available for a donation. More at NSTT website