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Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

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79 mi 128 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 13 Trails Intermediate Trails 6 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail
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Recommended Routes in Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge - 3

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Favorite View of the Pike Island path
Easy

Pike Island Loop

3.9 mi 6.3 km 289' Up 88.02 m Up 289' Down 87.94 m Down

Mendota…, MN
Favorite Morning winter outing
Intermediate

Louisville Swamp 3-Mile Loop

2.9 mi 4.7 km 120' Up 36.51 m Up 120' Down 36.67 m Down

Carver, MN
Favorite Louisville Swamp Unit.
Intermediate

Louisville Swamp Loop

7.3 mi 11.7 km 439' Up 133.79 m Up 438' Down 133.5 m Down

Carver, MN

Trails in Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge - 17

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1.8 mi 2.9 km #1Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail: East
Easy
Richfield, MN
Easy
Richfield, MN
2.5 mi 4.0 km #2Nokomis - Minnesota River Regional Trail: South
Easy
Bloomington, MN
Easy
Bloomington, MN
7.0 mi 11.3 km #3Minnesota River Bottoms - Lyndale Ave to Bloomington Ferry Rd
Intermediate
Savage, MN
Intermediate
Savage, MN
4.8 mi 7.7 km #4Mazomani Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Carver, MN
Intermediate/Difficult
Carver, MN
2.9 mi 4.7 km #5Pike Island Winter Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mendota Heights, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Mendota Heights, MN
6.0 mi 9.6 km #6Mendota Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mendota Heights, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Mendota Heights, MN
2.8 mi 4.6 km #7Minnesota River Bottoms - Lyndale Ave to 11th Ave
Intermediate
Burnsville, MN
Intermediate
Burnsville, MN
3.2 mi 5.2 km #8Pike Island Main Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Mendota Heights, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Mendota Heights, MN
2.1 mi 3.3 km #9Richard T. Anderson Perimeter Loop
Difficult
Shakopee, MN
Difficult
Shakopee, MN
3.4 mi 5.5 km #10Minnesota River Bottoms - 77/Cedar Segment
Easy
Burnsville, MN
Easy
Burnsville, MN
26.2 mi 42.2 km #11Minnesota Valley State Trail
Intermediate
Belle Plaine, MN
Intermediate
Belle Plaine, MN
10.0 mi 16.1 km #12The MSPT: Minneapolis West Bank
Intermediate
Mendota Heights, MN
Intermediate
Mendota Heights, MN
2.4 mi 3.8 km #13Flood's Road
Easy
Carver, MN
Easy
Carver, MN
1.6 mi 2.6 km #14Middle Road
Easy
Carver, MN
Easy
Carver, MN
0.9 mi 1.4 km #15Johnson Slough Trail
Easy
Carver, MN
Easy
Carver, MN
1.2 mi 2.0 km #16State Trail Access Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Carver, MN
Easy/Intermediate
Carver, MN
0.5 mi 0.9 km #17Parking - Mazomani Access Trail
Easy
Carver, MN
Easy
Carver, MN

Photos of Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge - 17

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View of the Pike Island path
Aug 7, 2017 near Mendota…, MN
Louisville Swamp Unit.
Sep 12, 2017 near Carver, MN
Train swing bridge.
Jul 19, 2019 near Savage, MN
Hawk over trail at Louisville Swamp near Jabs Farm
Jan 16, 2019 near Carver, MN
Morning winter outing
Jan 16, 2019 near Carver, MN
View of the turret.
Jun 24, 2015 near Mendota…, MN
Snelling Lake Fishing Pier - Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota
Jul 19, 2019 near Mendota…, MN
Picnic Island at Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota
Jul 19, 2019 near Mendota…, MN