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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

(6) Nerstrand, MN
gem Favorite Descending the western end of the Lower Bluffside Trail

In-Yan-Teopa

(4) Red Wing, MN

Recommended Routes in Southeast Minnesota - 22

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Favorite Early spring wildflowers and folliage at Lebbanon Hills Regional Park.
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 No Photos
Intermediate/Difficult

Winona Bluffs Traverse

7.2 mi 11.6 km 1,616' Up 492.63 m Up 1,653' Down 503.82 m Down

Winona, 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 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 The glassy waters of Lake Maria shine in the afternoon light.
Intermediate

Bjorkland Trail

1.9 mi 3.0 km 216' Up 65.94 m Up 208' Down 63.37 m Down

Monticello, MN
Favorite Boardwalk/wooden bridge on the trail.
Easy/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 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
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

Southeast Minnesota Hiking

  • 745 Miles 1,198 Kilometers of Trail
  • 23 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 186 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 99 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 8 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southeast Minnesota - 270

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2.6 mi 4.1 km #1Deer Valley Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Afton, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
Afton, MN
0.4 mi 0.6 km #2Riverview Trail
Difficult
Lewiston, MN
Difficult
Lewiston, MN
2.3 mi 3.7 km #3Columbia Parkway Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Columbia Heights, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Columbia Heights, MN
7.0 mi 11.2 km #4Crystal Lake Regional Trail: South
Easy/Intermediate
Golden Valley, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Golden Valley, MN
1.3 mi 2.2 km #5Kings Bluff Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Winona, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Winona, MN
1.9 mi 3.0 km #6Root River Park Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Stewartville, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Stewartville, MN
12.7 mi 20.5 km #7Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail
Easy
Shakopee, MN
Easy
Shakopee, MN
1.0 mi 1.7 km #8Coyote Point Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Saint Charles, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
Saint Charles, MN
2.2 mi 3.5 km #9Jensen Lake Loop Trail
Intermediate
Eagan, MN
Intermediate
Eagan, MN
17.9 mi 28.9 km #10Lake Independence Regional Trail
Easy
Hanover, MN
Easy
Hanover, MN

Photos of Southeast Minnesota - 263

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Bluffs overlooking the river.
Oct 10, 2020 near Stewart…, MN
View looking west from King's Bluff on a mid-October afternoon.
Oct 22, 2019 near La Cres…, MN
Louisville Swamp Unit.
Sep 12, 2017 near Carver, MN
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
Toward the trailhead on the upland side of the first loop.
Jul 4, 2022 near Dundas, MN
Returning to the trailhead on the upland side of the second loop.
Jul 4, 2022 near Dundas, MN