MISSISSIPPI RIVER TRAIL
This scenic bicycle route trails the mighty Mississippi, with about
500 miles in Minnesota. The bikeway mostly follows shoulders
along streets and highways, with some segments along paved
trails. The route is punctuated by river views, parks, historic sites
and inviting towns. Go the distance or choose shorter segments
of the route to explore.
Root River Trail
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Minnesota has hundreds of miles of paved
bikeways, many developed along former railroad
beds, providing mostly level, off-road, scenic
pathways. These ribbons of asphalt feature views of
meandering streams, wildflowers, lakes, woods,
charming towns and city sights.
Gitchi-Gami State Trail, 23 mi.*
Mesabi Trail, 115 mi.*
Willard Munger State Trail, 63 mi.
*In separate paved segments, not continuous miles.
Heartland State Trail, 49 mi.*
Migizi Trail, 17 mi.*
Paul Bunyan State Trail, 112 mi.*
(Also extends into Central.)
*These trails intersect.
Central Lakes Trail, 55 mi.
Lake Wobegon Trail, 62 mi. *
Mille Lacs Soo Line Trail, 11 mi.
Glacial Lakes State Trail, 22 mi.
* These t wo trails connect.
Luce Line State Trail, 30 mi.*
Gateway State Trail, 18 mi.
Sunrise Prairie/Hardwood Creek Trail, 26 mi.
Grand Rounds, 50+mi.
( There are several other bike trails in the metro area, as well)
*crushed limestone surface
Cannon Valley Trail, 20 mi.
Douglas State Trail, 13 mi.
Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail, 18 mi.*
Root River State Trail, 42 mi.*
Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail, 39 mi.
*These two trails intersect.