Hiking in Minnesota

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Hiking tips and locations

From long treks along the rugged coast of Lake Superior, to wandering the open spaces of the Minnesota River Prairie, you'll find plenty of hiking opportunities in Minnesota's state forests, parks, SNAs, WMAs, and trails.

Purchase a park permit today and get a year of unlimited visits to all of Minnesota's state parks and recreation areas.

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Things to know: safety tips

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