Cold Spring, Minnesota (MN) Trails & Maps

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  • Beaver Island Trail (Tileston Mill Spur)

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Beaver Island Trail follows along the Mississippi River from the St. Cloud State University campus south to Montrose Road, joining with a bike route that leads to downtown. The trail traces a bluff, offering scenic views of the river and ...
  • Central Lakes State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 55 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Central Lakes State Trail opened in phases since the purchase of an abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad corridor by the State of Minnesota in 1992. The final segment of the trail was completed in 2005, marking the ideal end of a partnership ...
  • Dairyland Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 6.6 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Phase one of the development of central Minnesota's Dairyland Trail was completed in April 2013, allowing trail users to hike, bike or ride their horse for nearly 7 miles between the small towns of Elrosa and Greenwald. The trail, named in recognition ...
  • Dakota Rail Regional Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 25.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Sections of the Dakota Rail Regional Trail, which extends westward from the Minneapolis suburbs situated along Lake Minnetonka, have been opening since June 2009. The trail occupies the former Dakota Rail corridor, which ran for a total length ...
  • Glacial Lakes State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 27 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 22-mile, original section of the paved Glacial Lakes State Trail follows the former right-of-way of the Burlington Northern Railroad between Willmar and near Paynesville, at the Kandiyohi and Stearns county line. The trail passes through ...
  • Great Northern Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 4.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Great Northern Trail offers a paved, north-south route across the City of Elk River on the northwestern outskirts of Minneapolis. For nearly 5 miles, the rail-trail winds through the community along a former railroad bed, ending at the Zimmerman ...
  • Lake Wobegon Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 62 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel

    As fans of public radio could tell you, this trail's namesake is the fictional town of Lake Wobegon, made famous by author and radio personality Garrison Keillor on A Prairie Home Companion. Along the 10-foot wide paved trail, you'll find small ...
  • Luce Line State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 76.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Grass

    The Luce Line State Trail follows a former railroad grade and accommodates biking, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, snowmobiling and cross-county skiing. From Plymouth the trail now continues east on a paved route toward Minneapolis, ...
  • Rocori Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Minnesota’s Rocori Trail—named for the three small towns through which it will eventually run (Rockville, Cold Spring and Richmond)—currently has two disconnected segments open for use. The first section of trail opened in 2009 in the quaint ...
  • Soo Line Recreational Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Soo Line Recreational Trail is a continuation of the Soo Line Trail (southern route) just north of Royalton, Minnesota. This 10-mile segment, however, does not permit motorized uses, unlike its connecting segment to the northeast. The ...
  • Soo Line Trail - Southern Route

    Rail-Trail

    State: MN
    Length: 105.6 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Gravel

    The Soo Line Trail Southern Route is more popularly known as the Soo Line South ATV Trail. The converted rail-trail runs for 105.6 miles in Minnesota between Royalton and the Minnesota–Wisconsin state line east of Pleasant Valley. The Soo Line ...
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