Douglas State Trail

Trail conditions:

Rain, snow and freeze-ups cause an icy base. More snow expected Friday - Saturday 1/17-1/18. Grooming expected on Saturday for Sunday riders. Be safe and enjoy the trails!

Trail conditions: fair
Trail groomed? unknown
Trail base: 0"
Trail mileage: 13.0

The trail(s):
The Douglas State Trail is a multiple use trail developed on an abandoned railroad grade. This trail crosses outstanding rural scenery, traversing some of the richest agricultural land in Minnesota. The trail begins in northwestern Rochester, travels through the small town of Douglas (for which the trail is named) and terminates in Pine Island.


  • Log shelters are located along trail.

Last updated on January 16, 2020. Local snow depth is 3.0".

Getting there

From US Highway 52, take the CSAH 22 (55th Street) exit; then west and south on CSAH approximately 2 miles to Olmstead County Road 4 (Valleyhigh Dr NW); then east .3 miles to the Rochester trailhead

Parking is available at the Rochester trailhead, as well as at Douglas and Pine Island.


Phone: 1-888-646-6367
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours are M-F 8am-6pm & Saturdays 8am-4:30pm.

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