The Minnesota Miles Blog
When we roam the state we come across so many things that make Minnesota special. Awesome trails, cool people and great places are what makes us grab the bike, the skis, the paddles or the boots and head outdoors. Read about it here.
Save the Date for These 2023 Bike Rides
Road, trail, gravel, you name it. Take a look at our list of 2023 bike rides and mark your calendars!
Adventure Report: Log Cabin Hideaways
Miles away from the nearest road, Log Cabin Hideaways is a great basecamp for exploring Minnesota’s Boundary Waters. All you have to do is get there.
Made in MN: Forage + Roam Lifestyle Goods
Forage + Roam Lifestyle Goods in Buffalo, MN is coming up on its first anniversary and has already received rave reviews.
Trail Pairings: Enjoying Winter in Little Falls
There was a lot on the outdoor and indoor to do list when we visited Little Falls recently.
Made in MN: Ice Box Igloo Tool
It’s a serious piece of backcountry equipment, but it can also provide a couple of hours of backyard fun.
Trail Pairings: Valentine’s Day in Brainerd, MN
It’s been our tradition to either ignore this holiday, or run from it. This year was different.
Adventure Report: Ski Trails in Becker, MN
If you’re looking for a fun day trip close to the metro area, grab your skis and give the trails in Becker a try.
Three Awesome Minnesota Trail & Beer Pairings in 2023
Reap your reward for all of the hard work you do on the trails and treat yourself to a post-ride, barley-based electrolyte drink.
Adventure Report: Kensington Rune Stone Park
Recently, the Trails team gathered its own band of explorers in search of the truth, but only found a great day outside on well-groomed trails-without bloodshed.
2022 in the Rearview Mirror
I’ve grown more appreciative of the little moments that help explain the ‘why’ of life. I didn’t know it at the time, but in retrospect these 2022 moments stand out.
2023 Norpine Fat Bike Classic
Registration is now open for the 2023 Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen, MN.
2022/23 Winter Events at Itasca State Park
Family-friendly events at Minnesota’s iconic state park celebrate exploring the outdoors in the winter.
Changing Seasons at Glacial Lakes State Park
Glacial Lakes State Park preserves a landscape formed by glaciers, like no other in Minnesota.
Quiet Time at Tettegouche
This iconic state park is a year-round destination on Minnesota’s North Shore.