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.
Trail Pairings: A Visit to Marshall, MN
This southwestern Minnesota town offers great trails, delicious food and a huge selection of craft beers.
A Tale of Two Trails: Paul Bunyan State Trail
You’ll see many incarnations of Paul Bunyan and other colorful characters in towns along this one-of-a-kind trail.
A Tale of Two Trails: Heartland State Trail
The Heartland State Trail is another must-see destination in the heart of Minnesota’s lake country.
Building Momentum and Support for the Casey Jones State Trail
Minnesota’s first legislatively authorized state trail is a 100-mile trail vision in southwestern Minnesota.
Winter at Maplewood State Park
10,000-acre Maplewood State Park offers miles of winter trails, groomed and not.
23 Top Bike Rides in 2022
From leisure rides with the kids to the ride of your life, don’t miss these epic events!
Skiing on the Edge of the Boundary Waters
There’s almost 200km of cross-country ski trails within a 20-mile radius of Soudan, MN and that was all we needed to know to plan our trip.
February Events at Itasca State Park
Family-friendly events at Minnesota’s iconic state park celebrate exploring the outdoors in the winter.
Snowshoe Event at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park
Join the NorthStar Trail Travelers on their first outing of the new year.
12 Minnesota State Parks for Snowshoeing This Winter
Strap on a pair of snowshoes and blaze your own trail in a Minnesota State Park.
Norpine Fat Bike Classic Is Back With New Full Moon Tour
The Full Moon Tour lets you experience Cook County’s world class dark sky by fat bike.
Sibley State Park in the Fall
As the Glacial Lakes State Trail inches toward completion, a new section just opened at Sibley State Park.
Eight Numbers To Get You out of the Woods
It’s dark, it’s cold, and you didn’t expect to be out here this long.
Save the Date for These 2022 Bike Rides!
Put these rides on your calendar early and ride some of the best Minnesota and Iowa have to offer.