Paul Bunyan Trail

Crow Wing County, Minnesota 56401

Elevation Gain43ft
Trailhead Elevation1,211ft
Elevation Min/Max1197/1211ft
Elevation Start/End1211/1211ft

Paul Bunyan Trail

Paul Bunyan Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Crow Wing County, Minnesota. It is 23.4 miles long and begins at 1,211 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 43 feet. Trailhead Parking and other parkings can be seen along the trail. There are also restroom along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Paul Bunyan Trail.

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Road Biking Minnesota (Falcon Guides)
M. Russ Lowthian
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"Just imagine riding in an area sometimes referred to as Paul Bunyan’s Playground. Legend has it that Paul and his blue ox, Babe (mythical figures created to market lumber in the early 1900s), were having fun, wrestling around after a long rain spell. Tromping and stomping, the two made a lot of large holes that eventually filled with water to create the 464 lakes of the Brainerd Lakes Area. This ride offers lakefront scenery as you meander over quiet country roads through the land of sky blue water. Add the Paul Bunyan bike trail, which stretches across and intersects at several points on this classic, and your mileage options are endless at this quintessential tourist destination." Read more

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Trail Information

Crow Wing County
Nearby City
Snowmobiling, Skating, Fishing
Additional Use

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Dec 2018