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Terrace Oaks Trail is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Burnsville, Minnesota that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.2 mi Elevation gain 239 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Cross country skiing

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

Views

Wildlife

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Terrace Oaks West is a 230-acre, community park located on the east side of County Road 11, 1/4 mile south of Burnsville Parkway.

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Robert Timmerman
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Mountain biking

Actually a bit tougher than anticipated. Lots of roots, but great interval training.

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H Meketarian
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HikingBugs

Nice trail, but generally very buggy.

Sean Tulien
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HikingBugsFloodedOver grown

This is a decent trail for running for a few reasons: 1. bugs will eat you if you go too slowly or stop; 2. while there's a fair amount of ascents and descents, there's very little surface variation (dull for hiking, in other words); 3. it's mostly heavily wooded with few open areas or "views." But for hiking, a nature walk, or casual stroll? Infinitely inferior to the nearby Lebanon trail system. If you plan to run or ski, it's not a bad loop at all--but for anything else, it's far too buggy, washed out, and wooded to enjoy much.

Emma Ryan
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Hiking

Great trail for daily dog walk. Very hilly but good mix of sun and shade.

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Preston D.
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Hiking

This is one of my favorite local trails. A quick bike ride from my house but not a good trail for biking, so I usually walk my bike in the trail. It’s a quick hike with a few intense hills. The views are spectacular for a suburban nature walk. Local volunteers and city officials have worked really hard to turn this park from an overgrown buckthorn romp into a bio diverse oak savanna. I’ve spotted many awesome native flowers here in the spring and summer. On the regular rotation.

Terry Liptak
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HikingBugs

today the bugs were unleashed.

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Scott Johnson
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HikingBugs

Great hidden city park. Wooded trail.

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Elissa Volkman
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HikingBugsMuddy

Good trail. Very hilly. Gravel in most places. Definitely need earplugs or something to block the loud 35e freeway on the southeast side.

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Alyssa T.
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Hiking

Pretty muddy today

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Barbara T
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Hiking

The trail had steep hills and I liked the woods, but it was set in a high way island where you could hear vehicles in some parts of the trail.

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Sarah Scovell
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Hiking

lots of smoke from controlled fires throughout. poor air quality today (5/2/20)

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Nancy Court
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Hiking

Great trail. Not many people. Very hilly. Gave me a run for my money! Good workout.

Cody Rondeau
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HikingMuddyRocky

Trail was in pretty good shape a little slick but tunable. Definitely will come back in the summer

Josh Rosenow
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Eric Blomgren
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HikingMuddyRockySnow

Nice trails. Nothing new.

coral Yan
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RunningSnow

Pretty good. Temp at 45, sunny, some spots are melted and more icy. Some are tender and good for a run

Justin Moreno
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HikingIcySnow

It was a great trail for this time of year. Slushy but not too much ice. Not too many people or dogs so I was able to let my pooch off the leash. All in the woods and unpaved as far as I can tell which is a plus to me.

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Adam Staats
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Lindsay Staats
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HikingBugs
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Azum High
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HikingBugs

Wide dirt, grass, and/or gravel path passable with a good stroller, but several steep hills with loose gravel were a bit sketchy. Went on a chilly fall day, but mosquitos were bad in parts. Definitely wear bug spray if it has rained recently or weather is warmer. Lots of ruts, rocks, and roots in the path. Would definitely avoid this hike if it's muddy.

Ron Ebb
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Hiking

Great, little used trail along North Creek through Aronson Park and Village Green Park. Great for dog wals.

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Brianna Stevenski
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HikingBugsMuddyWashed out

Trail is washed out about half way through, but there are other options to get back out. Be careful not to accidentally choose a bike trail like I did!

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