Crow Wing Confluence Trail is a 5.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fort Ripley, Minnesota that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Drive west from Minneapolis on I-94 West for 63 miles. Exit onto MN-15 North to St. Cloud for extra 9 miles. Take US-10 West then merge onto MN-371 North. Drive 20 miles and turn left at Koering Road. Continue on County Road 27. Parking lot is at the end of the road after the park office. There is a $5 daily vehicle permit fee.