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Pike Island Loop

 3.8 (12)

3.9 Miles 6.3 Kilometers


97%

Runnable

289' 88 m

Ascent

-289' -88 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

781' 238 m

High

695' 212 m

Low

Shared By Kristen Arendt

Conditions


Minor Issues 80 days ago
Muddy, Fallen Trees History

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

Kristen Arendt

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Views

The park is open from 8 am to 10 pm.

Overview

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.

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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Jul 28, 2018
Mark Lutterman
sandy anddy in places but mostly shady Pike Island 4.8mi
Jun 19, 2018
Jordan.Cocchiarella
Muddy and flooded 3.5mi
Apr 21, 2018
Jennifer Theis
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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  3.8 from 12 votes

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  3.8 from 12 votes
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