Start-up guide to Minnesota state trails

Gateway State Trail

Which trail is right for you?

Minnesota state trails offer something for everyone in every season. These trails link urban places to country spaces and let you explore all the beauty of Minnesota at your own pace. Here's a little help choosing one.

Unpaved trails

Perfect for horse and snowmobile rides:

Convenient to state parks

Minnesota state trails that travel through Minnesota state parks:

"Kid friendliest"

Shorter rides with more restroom opportunities make these trails the favorites for little legs:

Urban places

Trails that connect to major Minnesota cities:

Back to top