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120 mi 192 km of trail 3 Runs

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 43 Trails Intermediate Trails 14 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails
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Gems in Southwest Minnesota - 1

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gem Favorite Minnemishiona Falls.

Minnemishinona Falls

(1) North M…, MN

Runs in Southwest Minnesota - 3

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Favorite The glassy waters of Lake Maria shine in the afternoon light.
Easy/Intermediate

Bjorkland Trail

1.9 mi 3.0 km • Loop • 216 ft Ascent 65.94 m Ascent

(5) Monticello, MN
Favorite A bridge at Seven Mile County Park on a fall afternoon.
Intermediate/Difficult

Seven Mile Creek Hike

5.5 mi 8.9 km • Loop • 579 ft Ascent 176.4 m Ascent

(2) North M…, MN
Favorite Shows just how twisty and tight the south end of Trail E is.
Easy/Intermediate

Traverse des Sioux Trails

8.5 mi 13.7 km • Loop • 51 ft Ascent 15.5 m Ascent

(1) Saint P…, MN

Trails in Southwest Minnesota - 56

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Upper Cliffline Trail
Easy
Luverne, MN
Easy
2.1 mi 3.4 km Luverne, MN
1.7 mi 2.8 km #2Red Jacket Valley Trail
Easy/Intermediate
North Mankato, MN
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km North Mankato, MN
6.3 mi 10.1 km #3Minnesota River Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mankato, MN
Easy/Intermediate
6.3 mi 10.1 km Mankato, MN
1.5 mi 2.4 km #4Seppmann Mill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
North Mankato, MN
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km North Mankato, MN
2.0 mi 3.2 km #5Dakota Valley Trail
Easy
Marshall, MN
Easy
2.0 mi 3.2 km Marshall, MN
1.0 mi 1.7 km #6Trail 9
Difficult
North Mankato, MN
Difficult
1.0 mi 1.7 km North Mankato, MN
0.3 mi 0.4 km #7River Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Ulm, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
0.3 mi 0.4 km New Ulm, MN
2.8 mi 4.5 km #8Trail 8
Intermediate
North Mankato, MN
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.5 km North Mankato, MN
0.1 mi 0.1 km #9Lookout Trail
Easy
Marshall, MN
Easy
0.1 mi 0.1 km Marshall, MN
3.0 mi 4.9 km #10Bluebird Trail
Intermediate
Marshall, MN
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.9 km Marshall, MN
4.0 mi 6.4 km #11Big Woods Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Monticello, MN
Easy/Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Monticello, MN
0.4 mi 0.6 km #12Minneopa Falls Access Trail
Easy/Intermediate
North Mankato, MN
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km North Mankato, MN
1.9 mi 3.1 km #13Mound Trail
Easy
Luverne, MN
Easy
1.9 mi 3.1 km Luverne, MN
41.2 mi 66.3 km #14Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mankato, MN
Easy/Intermediate
41.2 mi 66.3 km Mankato, MN
6.5 mi 10.5 km #15Red Jacket Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mankato, MN
Easy/Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.5 km Mankato, MN
0.9 mi 1.4 km #16Indian Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mankato, MN
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Mankato, MN
0.1 mi 0.2 km #17Minnemishinona Falls Scenic Overlook Path
Easy
North Mankato, MN
Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km North Mankato, MN
0.4 mi 0.6 km #18Old Dam Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Ulm, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
0.4 mi 0.6 km New Ulm, MN
1.0 mi 1.7 km #19Loon Island Trail
Easy
Slayton, MN
Easy
1.0 mi 1.7 km Slayton, MN
2.6 mi 4.2 km #20Hiking Club Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Little Falls, MN
Easy/Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Little Falls, MN

Photos of Southwest Minnesota - 54

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Easily accessible view of Minneopa Falls in mid-October. Just a short walk from the parking lot.
Oct 22, 2019 near North M…, MN
Indian Creek floating boardwalk.
Feb 22, 2019 near Mankato, MN
Indian Creek Floating Boardwalk
Feb 22, 2019 near Mankato, MN
View of the LeSueur River from the trail.
Feb 18, 2019 near North M…, MN
Snowshoe and Ski Trail through trees.
Feb 18, 2019 near North M…, MN
Walking Under a Bridge on Frozen Seven Mile Creek.
Feb 18, 2019 near North M…, MN
Trees frosted with the 'snow" created by water droplets Minneopa Falls kicks up into the frigid air.
Feb 18, 2019 near North M…, MN
Icy Lower Bridge at Minneopa Falls.
Feb 18, 2019 near North M…, MN

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