Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail Snapshot Tour

Welcome to the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail virtual tour! Sakatah Lake State Park offers camping or fish from a pier in Sakatah Lake. Enjoy the small towns, city parks, and lakes that border this trail. We hope the tour prompts you to visit the state trail in person sometime soon.

Photo of bicyclists riding on the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail.
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Trail passes Through Sakatah State Park

Located between Faribault and Makato, the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail is a 39-mile multiple use trail which has been developed on an abandoned railroad grade. Three miles of the trail run through Sakatah Lake State Park alongside Upper Sakatah Lake. Parking and access points can be found along the trail, including at Sakatah Lake State Park.

Photo of the shady paved trail, used by a variety of trail users throughout the seasons.
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Fall is a Great Time to Ride

This trail is a favorite for bikers, walkers, joggers, and in-line skaters. The paved trail is level. The trail skirts a number of lakes and passes by quaint towns where food and services are available. Snowmobiles use the trail in winter months.

Photo of visitors fishing on the park's fishing pier on Sakatah Lake.
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Fishing Pier

The park's t-shaped fishing pier brings visitors onto the lake where the view is always good. Minnesota residents can fish for free from shore in state parks (inquire at the park for more information). Fishing poles with tackle boxes can be checked out from the park office for free.


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