Root River Trail

Pump up your tires and get ready to ride with one of our top MN family-friendly bike trails. The best rides for families are on the trails that were converted from old train lines.

Here are 5 of Minnesota’s best!

  1. Cannon Valley Trail – A beautiful canopied bike trail that connects Cannon River to RedWing. (20mi)
  2. Big Rivers Regional Trail– Occupies a former rail bed up in Mendota Heights. This path is mostly flat, pretty straight, and offers limestone bluffs and river parkways (4.5mi)
  3. Cuyuna Lakes State Trail – Breathtaking views up in the Brainerd area. Stay overnight in a yurt at the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area (6.1mi)
  4. Gitchi-Gami State TrailIn northern Minnesota, ride along Lake Superior with loads of incredible views of our great lake. This trail is for all ability levels (29mi)
  5. Root River Trail – In Southern Minnesota, this trail runs along an abandoned railroad bed through towering 300-foot limestone bluffs, forestlands, river, rolling fields and pure inspiration (60mi)

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See Related: Hiking Trails & Walking Paths, Regional-State-National Parks

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