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Bjorkland Trail

Intermediate
 4.6 (5) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

This loop trail leads you through meadows, a forest, and past a stop at a Bjorkland Lake (Lake Maria) overlook.


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1.9

Miles

3.0

KM

94%

Runnable

1,112' 339 m

High

992' 302 m

Low

216' 66 m

Up

208' 63 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Wildflowers · Wildlife

In the winter season, this trail is for cross-country skiing only and requires a ski pass.

Overview

Bjorkland Trail is a loop trail at Lake Maria State Park that provides access to reservable backpack campsites and Lake Maria.

Description

Starting and ending at the trail center, this loop trail will lead you through beautiful rolling woodlands and meadows. You'll pass many reservable campsites should you decide to stay the night. This trail also provides walk-in access for canoes and kayaks.

Flora & Fauna

Wildflowers can be seen in the spring, as well as endangered Blandings Turtles, osprey, and eagles.

Contacts

Shared By:

Kevin Killingbeck

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  4.6 from 5 votes

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The glassy waters of Lake Maria shine in the afternoon light.
Mar 14, 2017 near Monticello, MN
Trail Map
Apr 29, 2018 near Monticello, MN
A Blanding's turtle sculpture awaits your viewing at the Lake Maria State Park Trail Center.
Mar 14, 2017 near Monticello, MN

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