The Ultimate Minnesota Hiking Guide

Group 6 Minnesota
Summer, Fall
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About the location

Minnesota has some of the best hiking, parks and trails in the whole country. Wherever you're at, you can explore our incredible parks and trails system and get outside, from nearby state parks to flat trails to scenic overlooks. This guide covers Northern, Western and Southern Minnesota as well as the greater Twin Cities metro area. 

Guide Highlights

Hiking Havens

Find the best trails and hikes for your day, or plan a trip around a hike or state park you'd like to visit. All the best are in the guide!

Local Recommendations

Nearby towns, attractions, restaurants and hidden gems are included in each region to help you plan your day or weekend.

Guide Summary

This guide includes a robust set of descriptions and links to different trails and state parks across the entire state of Minnesota. For each region, you'll find multiple hikes with difficulty level, a quick description and a link to how to navigate to it + more details. Over 50 in total, this guide will keep you set for any hike you want to plan in the state. 

Featured in this guide

Local food
Photo spots
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 38 Bike-friendly
Group 33 Walkable

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Family with kids
Family without kids
Active / Adventure
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Rachel Enerson

    Rachel Enerson

    Marketer and writer by day, trip planner by night. National parks, small towns with hidden gems, great coffee shops and off-the-beaten-path adventures are my specialty!

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