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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:

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.

Task Force Recommends New Office to Make State Parks More Inviting to Diverse Users

Outdoor recreation is a huge business in Minnesota. It could be much bigger if people of color saw more campers and hikers who looked like them.

Trail Pairings: North Shore Double

We visited two state parks, two ski trails and two breweries on Minnesota’s North Shore. It was epic.

Cycling the Skyline

A bike trip with a view: Skyline Parkway Scenic Byway travels the length of Duluth at the crest of the hill.

Trail Pairings: Stillwater

The iconic 1931 Stillwater Lift Bridge has been reimagined as a bike and pedestrian crossing. Imagine pairing a ride on the new loop trail with a visit to two Stillwater breweries.

New Mountain Bike Trails at Cuyuna

Advanced and expert mountain bike riders now have 10 miles of new trails to ride at the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

Minnesota’s Waterfall Wonderland

Think waterfalls in Minnesota and the most famous ones come to mind easily: Minnehaha Falls, the double drop of Minneopa Creek, perhaps even the hidden falls at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park.

Yurts so Good

It was cold. There’s just no other way to put it. Nostril-freezing, eyeball-cracking, toes-numb cold.

You’re Invited: Redhead MTB Park Grand Opening in Chisholm, MN

The soft opening happened in 2020, but now there’s ten more miles on the ground at Redhead.

The Year of the Fat: First Quarter

The Year of the Fat in which I’ll ride only my fat bike.

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Park Rapids: A beautiful place-a different pace

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