Three Awesome Minnesota Trail & Beer Pairings in 2023

Jan 25, 2023Trail Pairings

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Fergus Falls is the gateway to the scenic Central Lakes State Trail.

Pair your trip with a pint

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. Here’s some of our recommendations for three awesome weekend trips this year.

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Camden Trail, Camden State Park and Brau Brothers Brewing

Kick off your riding season with a trip down south. Marshall, MN is home to a network of city trails and the Camden Regional Trail into Camden State Park. Experience them both and quench your thirst at the nearby Brau Brothers taproom. If you time it right, you can visit during the 2023 Made in MN Craft Beer and Wine Festival.
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Thief River Falls Trails and Rivers & Rails Brewing Co

Where two rivers meet, there’s glow-in-the-dark mini golf in a church basement, lots of trolls and a meandering trails system. You’ll need to process it all on the spectacular patio of Rivers & Rails Brewing Co.
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Paul Bunyan Trail and Jackpine Brewery

It’s an easy ride from downtown Brainerd to Crow Wing State Park, but there’s so much more to see. At the end of the day, there’s a pint just for you in Jackpine’s backyard.
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