Best Trail Running in Minnesota

This list represents the most popular trail running in Minnesota. Use this list to plan your next Minnesota trail running trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Lilydale Regional Park Brickyard Trail

    5 Reviews

    Cherokee Regional Park, MN

    Lilydale Regional Park Brickyard Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ramsey County and Dakota County, Minnesota. It is within Cherokee Regional Park and Lilydale-Harriet Island Park. ...
    •  0.9 miles

    Lilydale Regional Park Brickyard Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ramsey County and Dakota County, Minnesota. ...

  • #2 Big Rivers Regional Trail

    1 Reviews

    Fort Snelling State Park, MN

    Big Rivers Regional Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Dakota County, Minnesota. It is within Fort Snelling State Park. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 793 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  2.5 miles

    Big Rivers Regional Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Dakota County, Minnesota. It is within Fort Snelling State Park. ...

  • #3 Douglas State Trail

    0 Reviews

    Douglas State Trail, MN

    Douglas State Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Goodhue County and Olmsted County, Minnesota. It is within Douglas Trail & City Park and Douglas State Trail. It is 15.5 miles long ...
    •  15.5 miles

    Douglas State Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Goodhue County and Olmsted County, Minnesota. It is within Douglas ...

  • #4 Bemidji State Universiy Recreation Path

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    Library Park, MN

    Bemidji State Universiy Recreation Path is a hiking and biking trail in Bemidji, Minnesota. It is within Library Park. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 1,345 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  1.4 miles

    Bemidji State Universiy Recreation Path is a hiking and biking trail in Bemidji, Minnesota. It is within Library Park. It ...

  • #5 North Country Trail

    1 Reviews

    Chippewa National Forest, MN

    North Country Trail is a hiking trail in Cass County, Minnesota. It is within Chippewa National Forest. It is 26.2 miles long and begins at 1,416 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  26.2 miles

    North Country Trail is a hiking trail in Cass County, Minnesota. It is within Chippewa National Forest. It is 26.2 miles ...

  • #6 Savanna State Park Trail

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    Savanna Portage State Park, MN

    Savanna State Park Trail is a hiking trail in Aitkin County, Minnesota. It is within Savanna Portage State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 1,306 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  1.7 miles

    Savanna State Park Trail is a hiking trail in Aitkin County, Minnesota. It is within Savanna Portage State Park. It is 1.7 ...

  • #7 Minnesota River Bluffs to Lake Minnetonka Loop Ramble

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    Hopkins, MN

    This nearly 30-mile loop connects two of the region’s most popular rail trails that give cyclists a taste of aggregate trail instead of the paved paths that are more common around the Twin Cities. ...
    •  27.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This nearly 30-mile loop connects two of the region’s most popular rail trails that give cyclists a taste of aggregate trail ...

  • #8 Luce Line to Wayzata Beach Park Ramble

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    Plymouth, MN

    The Luce Line State and Regional Trail stretches over 70 miles from Minneapolis’s Theodore Wirth Park to the tiny town of Cosmos in central Minnesota. Conquering the entire trail is certainly ...
    •  24 miles
    •  Guide

    The Luce Line State and Regional Trail stretches over 70 miles from Minneapolis’s Theodore Wirth Park to the tiny town of ...

  • #9 Cedar Lake to Midtown and Hiawatha Ramble

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    Minneapolis, MN

    This ride, perhaps more than any other in the book, shows just how impressive a cycling network the Twin Cities have. We begin on the Cedar Lake LRT Regional Trail, looping around inner-ring ...
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride, perhaps more than any other in the book, shows just how impressive a cycling network the Twin Cities have. We ...

  • #10 Lebanon Hills Trails

    0 Reviews

    Lebanon Hills Park, MN

    Lebanon Hills Trails is a hiking trail in Eagan, Minnesota. It is within Lebanon Hills Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 907 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with ...
    •  1.5 miles

    Lebanon Hills Trails is a hiking trail in Eagan, Minnesota. It is within Lebanon Hills Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins ...

  • #11 Medicine Lake to Elm Creek Ramble

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    Minneapolis, MN

    Here is yet another scenic ride with no shortage of lakeside views as you ramble alongside Medicine Lake and up to Elm Creek Park Reserve, arguably one of the region’s most impressive parks ...
    •  45.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Here is yet another scenic ride with no shortage of lakeside views as you ramble alongside Medicine Lake and up to Elm ...

  • #12 Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail

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    Sakatah Lake State Park, MN

    Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Blue Earth County, Le Sueur County, and Rice County, Minnesota. It is within Seha WMA and Sakatah Lake State Park. It is 19.4 ...
    •  19.4 miles

    Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Blue Earth County, Le Sueur County, and Rice County, Minnesota. ...

  • #13 Gateway Bike Trail

    1 Reviews

    Phalen Park, MN

    Gateway Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Ramsey County, Minnesota. It is within Keller Park and Phalen Park. It is 3.9 miles long and begins at 814 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  3.9 miles

    Gateway Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Ramsey County, Minnesota. It is within Keller Park and Phalen Park. It ...

  • #14 Casey Jones State Trail

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    Casey Jones State Trail Pipestone Trailhead, MN

    Casey Jones State Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Woodstock, Minnesota. It is within Casey Jones State Trail Pipestone Trailhead. It is 12.0 miles long and begins at 1,843 feet altitude. ...
    •  12.0 miles

    Casey Jones State Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Woodstock, Minnesota. It is within Casey Jones State Trail Pipestone ...

  • #15 Bruce Vento Regional Trail

    0 Reviews

    Swede Hollow Park, MN

    Bruce Vento Regional Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Ramsey County, Minnesota. It is within Phalen Park and Swede Hollow Park. It is 5.4 miles long and begins at 706 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  5.4 miles

    Bruce Vento Regional Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Ramsey County, Minnesota. It is within Phalen Park and Swede Hollow ...

  • #16 Sakatah Singing Hill Trail

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    Faribault, MN

    Sakatah Singing Hill Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Faribault, Minnesota. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 970 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  3.7 miles

    Sakatah Singing Hill Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Faribault, Minnesota. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 970 feet ...

  • #17 Two Spot Trail

    0 Reviews

    Itasca State Park, MN

    Two Spot Trail is a hiking trail in Clearwater County, Minnesota. It is within Itasca State Park. It is two miles long and begins at 1,612 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.0 miles ...
    •  2.0 miles

    Two Spot Trail is a hiking trail in Clearwater County, Minnesota. It is within Itasca State Park. It is two miles long and ...

  • #18 Matthew Lourey State Trail

    0 Reviews

    Pine County, MN

    Matthew Lourey State Trail is a hiking trail in Pine County, Minnesota. It is three miles long and begins at 858 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.1 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  3.0 miles

    Matthew Lourey State Trail is a hiking trail in Pine County, Minnesota. It is three miles long and begins at 858 feet altitude. ...

  • #19 Root River State Trail

    0 Reviews

    Trailside Park, MN

    Root River State Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Fillmore County, Minnesota. It is within Trailside Park. It is 35.2 miles long and begins at 936 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  35.2 miles

    Root River State Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Fillmore County, Minnesota. It is within Trailside Park. It is 35.2 ...

  • #20 B2 Sidepath

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    Roseville, MN

    B2 Sidepath is a hiking and biking trail in Roseville, Minnesota. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 931 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 38 ...
    •  0.5 miles

    B2 Sidepath is a hiking and biking trail in Roseville, Minnesota. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 931 feet altitude. Traveling ...