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Best trails in Chippewa National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Chippewa National Forest, Minnesota? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, dogs leash trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 7 easy trails in Chippewa National Forest ranging from 0.7 to 72.4 miles and from 1,302 to 1,486 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - North Country National Trail (NCT): Lake Erin to North Stocking Lake
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
North Country National Trail (NCT): Lake Erin to North Stocking Lake is a 9.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Hackensack, Minnesota that offers the chance to see wildlife. ThShow more
#2 - Lost '40' Trail
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 49 m
The "Lost 40" is a Point of Interest in the Chippewa National Forest. It is 40 acres that was surveyed as swampland in error in 1882, hence it was never purchased by loggers and thus has never seen thShow more
#3 - Paul Bunyan Trail
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 72.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
Paul Bunyan Trail is a 72.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Walker, Minnesota that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#4 - Stony Point Loop
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 32 m
Stony Point Loop is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Walker, Minnesota that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nShow more
#5 - Migizi Trail
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 18.1 mi • Est. 7 h 29 m
Migizi Trail is a 18.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cass Lake, Minnesota that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#6 - Heartland Trail: Hidden Road to Park Rapids
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 22 mi • Est. 9 h 4 m
Heartland Trail: Hidden Road to Park Rapids is a 22 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Akeley, Minnesota that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primShow more
#7 - Lake Erin Loop
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 18 m
Lake Erin Loop is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Akeley, Minnesota that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#8 - Skeeter Lake Trail System
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
Skeeter Lake Trail System is a 3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bovey, Minnesota that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options aShow more
#9 - Scenic Highway
Chippewa National Forest
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Length: 26.8 mi
Scenic Highway is a 26.8 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Blackduck, Minnesota that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for scenic drivinShow more