Best trails in Minneapolis

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Looking for a great trail near Minneapolis, Minnesota? AllTrails has 32 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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 Willow River State Park or Interstate State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Minnehaha Park or Richard T. Anderson Conservation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 25 easy trails in Minneapolis ranging from 0.8 to 74.9 miles and from 702 to 1,122 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 Minneapolis
Top trails (32)
#1 - Minnehaha Creek Trail
Minnehaha Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 50 m
Minnehaha Creek Trail is a 1.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Minneapolis, Minnesota that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#2 - Bloomington Ferry Trail
Moir Park
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Length: 16.9 mi • Est. 6 h 59 m
Bloomington Ferry Trail is a 16.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Minneapolis, Minnesota that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#3 - Hyland and Bush Lakes Loop Trail
Hyland-Bush-Anderson Lakes Park
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Hyland and Bush Lakes Loop Trail is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Minneapolis, Minnesota that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#4 - Theodore Wirth Wildflower Trail
Theodore Wirth Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Note: Users have reported that small sections of this trail are closed due to flooding and maintenance.Show more
#5 - Winchell Trail
Mississippi Gorge Park
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
Hiked the full Winchell Trail, from the monument all the way to the Midtown Greenway. Lots of cool things to see along the way.Show more
#6 - Old Cedar Avenue Bridge, Long Meadow Lake and Bluff Trail
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 2 h 59 m
This trail takes you on a loop around the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, an oasis in the middle of a major metropolitan area. The trail wraps around the Long Meadow Lake, and you'll emergeShow more
#7 - St. Anthony Falls Heritage Trail and Pillsbury Islands
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 45 m
St. Anthony Falls Heritage Trail and Pillsbury Islands is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Minneapolis, Minnesota that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. ThShow more
#8 - Bass Pond and Old Cedar Bridge Trail
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Bass Pond and Old Cedar Bridge Trail is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Minneapolis, Minnesota that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbeShow more
#9 - Goose Nest Pond and Turtle Basking Pond via Prairie Loop
Hyland-Bush-Anderson Lakes Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 48 m
Goose Nest Pond and Turtle Basking Pond via Prairie Loop is a 1.8 mile loop trail located near Minneapolis, Minnesota that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number oShow more
#10 - Lake Harriet Loop Trail
Lyndale Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Lake Harriet Loop Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Minneapolis, Minnesota that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primariShow more
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