Big Rivers Regional Trail

Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota

Elevation Gain223ft
Trailhead Elevation793ft
Elevation Min/Max703/811ft
Elevation Start/End793/793ft

Big Rivers Regional Trail

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 entire trail is 5.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 223 feet. Along the trail there are parkings and a swimming pool.

Big Rivers Regional Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"The official trailhead for this trail is actually at the northern terminus at Lilydale. However, because of very limited parking, a rather unsafe road crossing, and the fact that the southern end is better developed in all those regards, I describe the hike leaving from a major trail juncture at the southern end of this particular section."

Big Rivers Regional Trail Reviews

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Fun forest to hike thru, It would have been better if I had checked known that it was hunting season. The Forest is closed to hunting, but shots could be heard all around. Will go back to see the fall colors in the forest and before hunting season. It had a nice lake too.

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Trail Information

Fort Snelling State Park
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Fort Snelling State Park
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Oct 2018