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Minnesota National Recreation Trails

The newest NRTs in Minnesota:

NRTBrowse all National Recreation Trails in Minnesota: There are 732.70 miles of NRTs in Minnesota and 23 trails!

Visit Minnesota's "Featured" National Recreational Trails for the most recently designated trail(s)

Visit the National Recreation Trails website to learn more about the NRT program and access over 1,200 NRTs from across the country


Minnesota Bicycling and Mountain Biking


    Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Bike Map shows off-road trails and on-street signed bike routes:

    Mountain Bike Trails in Minneapolis-St. Paul has maps, trail descriptions, and photos:

    Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists is dedicated to the promotion of responsible riding, and establishment and maintenance of mountain biking trails:

    Mississippi River Trail is a 10-state cycling route in process of development from the headwaters of the Mississippi at Lake Itasca, Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico:

    Route descriptions and resources for Minnesota’s Mississippi River Trail from MN DOT:

Minnesota Equestrian Trails



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Minnesota Greenways and Community Trails


Minnesota Hiking Trails


Minnesota Long-Distance Trails


Minnesota Off-Highway Vehicle Trails


Minnesota Rail Trails and Canal Trails


Minnesota Snow Trails


    Arrowhead State Trail runs 135 miles from the Taconite State Trail (near Tower) to 3 miles south of International Falls; the major use of the trail is for snowmobiling:

    Maplelag Resort in Callaway, MN is a destination cross country ski resort with overnight accommodations, American Plan, home-cooked meals served family style and 60 km of groomed xc ski trails:

    Minnesota Backcountry Trails for those seeking the spirit of Minnesota's undiscovered season: Winter Trails, Advocacy, Education:

    Minnesota Nordic Ski Association has trails information, events, and local clubs:

    Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association is a MN statewide Snowmobilers Association:

    Northwest Trails Association is an organization of snowmobilers in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis:

    Taconite State Trail stretches 165 miles from Grand Rapids to Ely and is used primarily for snowmobiling:


Minnesota Waterway and Boating Trails



Minnesota Statewide Advocacy and Resources



Minnesota State Trails Program


Minnesota Outdoor Recreation




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