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!
Life is Good on the Root
This photo essay takes you on a trip into southern Minnesota’s Bluff Country.
All You Have to Do is Walk
A multi-day trip on the Superior Hiking Trail brings things into focus for a Texas couple.
Finding the Lost 40
Take the road less traveled and get a glimpse of what Minnesota’s woods were like before the settlers arrived.
October Fun Walk with the NSTT
Join the North Star Trail Travelers on a fun walk at Afton State Park this October.
Where the Heck is Breadloaf Ridge?
During peak fall color season on Minnesota’s North Shore, it’s good to have some alternatives to busy hiking trails.
Adventure Report: Heart of the Lakes Trail
Our work on the way up was rewarded with glorious roll after glorious roll, the ribbon of trail disappearing into the distance and around the next curve.
Adaptive Mountain Biking at Three Rivers Parks
Mountain biking is a great way to exercise, but it’s not always easy for people with disabilities.
Fall Fun Walks with the NSTT
The NorthStar Trail Travelers (NSTT) are heading north in September, and you’re invited.
Trail Pairings: A Visit to Thief River Falls
We spent a weekend biking and exploring northwestern Minnesota, where, as they say, two rivers meet.
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.
Trail Pairings: A Visit to Brainerd
Brainerd has been the launching point of some great day trips over the years, but this time we decided to stay the whole weekend and take a closer look.
June Summer Fun Walks with the NorthStar Trail Travelers
Visit these central Minnesota state parks for a weekend of non-competitive walking for all ages.
It’s Just What We Do Now: Duluth to Ontario by Bike
“We weren’t experts and we weren’t athletes, but this trip wasn’t out of our wheelhouse, bad knees and all.”