Hiking Minnesota Guide Book

by Mary Jo Mosher & Kristine Mosher (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Minnesota  by Mary Jo Mosher & Kristine Mosher

296pp/maps/photos/elevation charts
ISBN: 9780762740994

View the spectacular waterfalls, gorges, and canyons of the nationally known Superior Hiking Trail, step back into Native American history alongside the quarries of Pipestone National Monument, or see bald eagles and other wildlife in Bear Head Lake State Park. Highlighting the history and geography of each route, this book introduces more than forty of the finest trails the Gopher State has to offer.

© 2009 Mary Jo Mosher and Kristine Mosher/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Minnesota" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.
... Preview: People travel great distances to experience the designated wild and scenic Kettle River. One of the most spectacular stretches of the river cuts through Banning State Park, near the small town of Sand ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Sandstone, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: This is a trail you’ll want to take at a slow pace due to its steady climb. Even with the elevation gain and several sets of steps, this hike is worth the effort needed to reach the top of the 340-foo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Red Wing, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
... Preview: Bass Lake is a spectacular recreation area that offers day hiking, overnight camping, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and snowshoeing. The hike circumnavigates the lake and covers a variety of terrain, t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Ely, MN - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 5.9
... Preview: Bear Head Lake State Park is located in Minnesota Northwoods lake country. Bald eagles and osprey nest high in the pines, while deer, black bear, and moose sip from the water’s edge. Several miles of ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Tower, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.1
... Preview: Beaver Creek, a tributary of the South Fork River in southeastern Minnesota, has been called one of the most beautiful spring brooks in the state’s southeastern section. Beginning in large springs and ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Caledonia, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: Beautiful prairie, blue mounds that are actually pink sandstone cliffs rising 100 feet off the flat prairie landscape, and a sizable bison herd are points of interest at Blue Mounds State Park in sout ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Luverne, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1
... Preview: Caribou Rock Trail rewards the hiker with overlooks of West Bearskin Lake, Moss Lake, Stairway Portage, and Rose Lake. At Stairway Portage, you’ll enjoy a spectacular waterfall and see Canada’s steep ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Grand Marais, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.6
... Preview: Buffalo River State Park is one of many western Minnesota areas where prairie preservation is going on. With 900 acres of grassland as a part of its 1,322 acres, it joins The Nature Conservancy Lands ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Glyndon, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: This park is part of a geological and biological zone that Joseph Nicollet called the Coteau des Prairie. It is a piece of the high prairie that divides the Mississippi and Missouri River watersheds. ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Marshall, MN - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.3
... Preview: If it’s a good workout you’re looking for along with picturesque views of a tumbling whitewater river, climb the trail that follows the Cascade River inland from the North Shore. For spectacular views ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Grand Marais, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.3
... Preview: See the great expanse of Minnesota wilderness from this, the state’s highest point. Eagle Mountain rises more than 500 feet from the surrounding landscape to present spectacular views of the marshy he ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Grand Marais, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: Fort Snelling sits at the confluence of two great rivers, and it sits at the convergence of two great cities as well. Surrounded by the skyscrapers and freeways of Minneapolis and St. Paul, this 3,400 ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Minneapolis, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Frontenac State Park encompasses 2,230 beautiful acres that include the 450-foot bluff overlooking Lake Pepin, a widening of the Mississippi. Called Point-No-Point, the 3-mile-long bluff creates an op ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Lake City, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: Advancing and retreating glaciers carved and molded the landscape into an artistic blend of contrasting highs and lows, lakes, marshes, forests and prairies in the area of Glacial Lakes State Park. Yo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Starbuck, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: This park, which contains some of the most spectacular scenery in Minnesota, lies within the Grand Portage Band of the Chippewa Indian Reservation. It is located along the historic Pigeon River, which ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Grand Marais, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Hikes in southeastern Minnesota are noted for their spectacular views of the Mississippi River Valley, great expanses of farmland, and nearby cities. Most of the hikes at Great River Bluffs are easy t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Winona, MN - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: This is the place where the continental glaciers of the last great ice age decided to leave a significant footprint. It is the place where the Mississippi River begins as a tiny stream, later to grow ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Lake George, MN - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: A 126-foot swinging suspension footbridge crosses the St. Louis River, high above the gorge with its red clay banks--clay deposited long ago by Glacial Lake Duluth, the ancient glacial lake that later ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Carlton, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Trout fishing is said to be productive along the Brule, where, of 9 total miles of hiking trails in the park, 1.4 miles take you to the popular Devil’s Kettle and, you can join the much longer Superio ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Grand Marais, MN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Fourteen miles of hiking trails exist in this beautiful wooded forest dotted with marshes and lakes--and it’s all situated in a place where you’d never expect to find such seclusion. The park’s wide, ... From the guidebook "Hiking Minnesota"
Monticello, MN - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4.1