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Pike Island Loop

 8 votes

3.9 Miles 6.3 Kilometers

 

97% 

Runnable

0%

Singletrack

289' 88 m

Ascent

-289' -88 m

Descent

781' 238 m

High

695' 212 m

Low

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

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The Pike Island Loop is a relaxed, family-friendly run around one of Minnesota’s most significant islands.

Kristen Arendt

Overview

The park is open from 8 am to 10 pm.
This loop of Pike Island gives runners the chance to explore the Mississippi and Minnesota River Valleys and the point where the two rivers converge.
Features: Birding — River/Creek — Views
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Starting at the Historic Fort Snelling, you'll descend in the Mississippi and Minnesota River valleys and see the point where these two great rivers converge. You'll the see impact that these rivers have had on the landscape and on Minnesota history. Pike Island is home to a variety of bird species including bald eagles and great blue herons. Make sure you remember the binoculars!

Flora & Fauna

Beavers, river otters, herons, egrets, and bald eagles.

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Oct 21, 2017
Chuck Schlegel
Run beside two rivers today a spiritual heart of a people 3.2mi
May 6, 2017
Bryan Lucas
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  4.0 from 8 votes

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in Minnesota

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Minor Issues 28 days ago
Some Mud - With a steady rain, some puddles are actually “little lakes”
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