Minnesota Trails

You like to hike? We have lots of footpaths for your short walk or backpacking adventure. Your bike is your escape vehicle? Check out our paved and dirt trails for a short spin or multi-day tour. Looking for a cabin fever reliever? Minnesota has miles and miles of ski and snowshoe trails, so you don’t have to be a couch potato in the winter.
Find your favorite here.

 

Read stories about Minnesota’s trails in the MN Miles Blog:

Must-Do Bike Rides in 2024

Road, trail, gravel, you name it. Take a look at our list of 2024 bike rides and mark your calendars!

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.

Changing Seasons at Glacial Lakes State Park

Glacial Lakes State Park preserves a landscape formed by glaciers, like no other in Minnesota.

Fall Fun Walks with the NSTT

 The NorthStar Trail Travelers (NSTT) are heading north in September, and you’re invited.

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.

Trail Pairings: Cannon Valley Trail

Another double-header takes us to the scenic Cannon Valley Trail, where the reward is more than just the scenery.

A Whole New Perspective

A hike down Pike Creek offers a whole new look at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park.

Vitáme Vás Means Welcome

This long-running southern Minnesota community event and bike ride brings more people to town than live there.

February Events at Itasca State Park

Family-friendly events at Minnesota’s iconic state park celebrate exploring the outdoors in the winter.

City of Chatfield joins Root River Trail Towns

The Root River Trail Towns group was founded in 1988 to promote Minnesota’s famous Root River/Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail. The community of Chatfield is the latest member of this trail alliance.

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