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601 mi 968 km of trail 24 Recommended Routes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 153 Trails Intermediate Trails 111 Trails Hard Trails 10 Trails
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Gems in Southeast Minnesota - 2

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gem Favorite Along the Hidden Falls Trail, enjoy a graceful, creek-fed waterfall hidden in the Big Woods.

Hidden Falls

(5) Nerstrand, MN
gem Favorite In-Yan-Teopa, a limestone arch, lies hidden atop the bluffs of Lake Pepin.

In-Yan-Teopa

(4) Red Wing, MN

Recommended Routes in Southeast Minnesota - 22

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Favorite Photo of the trail.
Intermediate

Lebanon Hills Regional Park

9.6 mi 15.4 km 569' Up 173.35 m Up 568' Down 173.26 m Down

Eagan, MN
Favorite Minnehaha Falls at dusk.
Intermediate

Minnehaha Falls Regional Park

2.2 mi 3.6 km 201' Up 61.21 m Up 201' Down 61.25 m Down

West Sa…, MN
Favorite Beginning of the berms on SW Wirth.
Easy/Intermediate

Quaking Bog Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km 203' Up 61.98 m Up 204' Down 62.15 m Down

Saint L…, MN
Favorite Photo of the trail.
Intermediate

Holland Lake Lollipop

8.5 mi 13.6 km 786' Up 239.68 m Up 787' Down 239.73 m Down

Eagan, MN
Favorite Eastman Nature Center Pond - Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Intermediate

Elm Creek Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km 280' Up 85.26 m Up 281' Down 85.6 m Down

Osseo, MN
Favorite Boardwalk/wooden bridge on the trail.
Intermediate

Mud Lake Loop

4.7 mi 7.5 km 194' Up 59.16 m Up 196' Down 59.66 m Down

Osseo, MN
Favorite Blue bird house on the edge of the savanna
Easy/Intermediate

William O'Brien Tour

10.6 mi 17.1 km 1,050' Up 319.91 m Up 1,054' Down 321.38 m Down

Scandia, MN
Favorite Stop to enjoy the wildflowers, especially if you get tired going up the hill.
Intermediate/Difficult

Afton Tour North

10.4 mi 16.7 km 1,229' Up 374.56 m Up 1,230' Down 374.87 m Down

Afton, MN

Trails in Southeast Minnesota - 250

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2.6 mi 4.1 km #1Deer Valley Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Afton, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
Afton, MN
1.0 mi 1.7 km #2Coyote Point Trail
Difficult
Saint Charles, MN
Difficult
Saint Charles, MN
1.3 mi 2.2 km #3Kings Bluff Trail
Easy
Winona, MN
Easy
Winona, MN
2.9 mi 4.6 km #4Lake Harriet
Easy
Saint Louis Park, MN
Easy
Saint Louis Park, MN
0.4 mi 0.6 km #5Riverview Trail
Difficult
Lewiston, MN
Difficult
Lewiston, MN
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Hole-in-Rock Trail
Difficult
Caledonia, MN
Difficult
Caledonia, MN
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Beaver Creek Valley Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Caledonia, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Caledonia, MN
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8West Rim Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Caledonia, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
Caledonia, MN
12.7 mi 20.5 km #9Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail
Easy
Shakopee, MN
Easy
Shakopee, MN
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10Lower Afton Alps
Intermediate
Afton, MN
Intermediate
Afton, MN
17.9 mi 28.9 km #11Lake Independence Regional Trail
Easy
Hanover, MN
Easy
Hanover, MN
0.4 mi 0.7 km #12Osprey Trail
Intermediate
Bloomington, MN
Intermediate
Bloomington, MN
0.9 mi 1.4 km #13North River Trail
Easy
Afton, MN
Easy
Afton, MN
2.2 mi 3.5 km #14Jensen Lake Loop Trail
Intermediate
Eagan, MN
Intermediate
Eagan, MN
6.3 mi 10.1 km #15Minnesota River Trail
Intermediate
Mankato, MN
Intermediate
Mankato, MN
6.9 mi 11.1 km #16West Mississippi River Regional Trail: North
Easy
Fridley, MN
Easy
Fridley, MN
2.3 mi 3.7 km #17Columbia Parkway Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Columbia Heights, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Columbia Heights, MN
7.7 mi 12.4 km #18Scott West Regional Trail: South
Easy
Prior Lake, MN
Easy
Prior Lake, MN
17.2 mi 27.7 km #19Medicine Lake Regional Trail
Easy
Osseo, MN
Easy
Osseo, MN
0.7 mi 1.1 km #20Backpack Camping Trail
Intermediate
Afton, MN
Intermediate
Afton, MN

Photos of Southeast Minnesota - 186

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View of the Pike Island path
Aug 7, 2017 near Mendota…, MN
Minnehaha Falls at dusk.
Dec 16, 2016 near West Sa…, MN
Along the Hidden Falls Trail, enjoy a graceful, creek-fed waterfall hidden in the Big Woods.
Mar 15, 2017 near Dundas, MN
Bluebells blooming along the wildflower trail on Mother's Day weekend.
Oct 22, 2019 near Plainview, MN
View looking west from King's Bluff on a mid-October afternoon.
Oct 22, 2019 near La Cres…, MN
Morning sun over Sakatah Lake.
Jul 19, 2019 near Waterville, MN
This is a great trail with a awesome falls, we had a great time
May 5, 2019 near Nerstrand, MN
Indian Creek floating boardwalk.
Feb 22, 2019 near Mankato, MN