Best trails in Elk River

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Looking for a great trail near Elk River, Minnesota? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, running 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Lake Maria State Park or Hennepin Island Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Minnehaha Park or Mississippi Gorge Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Elk River ranging from 0.9 to 7.4 miles and from 928 to 994 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Elk River
Top trails (6)
#1 - Hillside Park Trail
Hillside City Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
Single track mountain biking trail on the east side of elk river. This trail is made for intermediate and up riders. Show more
#2 - Crow-Hassan Park Reserve Loop
Crow-Hassan County Park
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
Offline map is recommended. Users have reported that the trails are not marked well.Show more
#3 - Prairie Loop and Poplar Loop
Woodland Trails Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
Both the Prairie Loop and the Poplar Loop are paved trails that are open for hiking and biking. There are many trails (paved and unpaved) off of this loop if you wish to extend your hike.Show more
#4 - Prairie Loop, Poplar Loop, and Wash Pond Flats Loop
Woodland Trails Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
There are more unpaved trails to the southeast of the loop shown on this page, if you wish to extend your hike. The first part of this loop on the Prairie Loop and Poplar Loop Trails is paved and can Show more
#5 - Bailey Pointe Nature Preserve Loop
Elk River, Minnesota
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 16 m
Bailey Pointe Nature Preserve Loop is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Elk River, Minnesota that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#6 - Meadowvale Heights
Elk River, Minnesota
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 21 m
Meadowvale Heights is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Elk River, Minnesota that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of aShow more