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#34 of 80 state parks in Minnesota

Best trails in Itasca State Park

223 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Itasca State Park, Minnesota? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, lake 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 4 easy trails in Itasca State Park ranging from 0.9 to 2.1 miles and from 1,476 to 1,669 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Itasca State Park is located about 21 miles (34 km) north of Park Rapids, Minnesota and 25 miles (40 km) from Bagley, Minnesota. Visitors can enjoy the park's unique ecosystem and a variety of activities such as camping, fishing, hiking while learning about the history of the park in the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center and Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center.

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Map of trails in Itasca State Park
Park information
Acreage:
32,000 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
218-699-7251
Top trails (8)
#1 - Dr. Roberts Trail
Itasca State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 52 m
#2 - Mississippi Headwaters Trail
Itasca State Park
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 10 m
#3 - Itasca Fire Tower Trail
Itasca State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Please note that the fire tower is currently closed due to COVID 19.Show more
#4 - Ozawindib, Red Pine, and Deer Park Trails Loop
Itasca State Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
#5 - Nicollet Trail
Itasca State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 44 m
#6 - Coffee Break Lake via Deer Park Trail
Itasca State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(16)
Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 59 m
#7 - Jeanne Lake Trail
Itasca State Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 25 m
#8 - Mary Lake Trail
Itasca State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 31 m