Molly O'Connor

Minneapolis

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  1. Minnesota River Bottoms

    Minneapolis

    If you’re looking for a fun trail that will improve your endurance and offers some variety, then the Minnesota River Bottoms is the trail for you.

  2. Battle Creek Regional Park

    Minneapolis

    If you get a group of Minneapolis mountain bikers together and ask them which is the best trail in the Twin Cities, Battle Creek Regional Park is usually a top contender. With its 10-mile expert single track, there is no comparison found in the Twin Cities area.

  3. Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

    Minneapolis

    A local favorite for Twin Cities’ mountain bikers, Murphy-Hanrehan offers 3 trail loops nestled in glacial moraine. With varying levels of difficulty, this trail is great for beginners and the experienced veteran.

  4. Terrace Oaks Park

    Minneapolis

    Often for new riders wanting to improve their skills or veteran riders looking for a less crowded track to get in some miles, Terrance Oaks Park is a great mountain biking destination.

  5. Hillside Park

    Minneapolis

    One of the best single tracks in the Twin Cities, Hillside Park offers mountain intermediate to advanced bikers 7.6-miles of technical terrain with tight and twisty routes.

  6. Barn Bluff (Red Wing)

    Minneapolis

    Only 50 miles southeast of the Twin Cities, Red Wing’s Barn Bluff may not be world class climbing, but with over 20 challenging routes, climbers of all skill levels will find something to work on.

  7. Interstate Park Climbing

    Minneapolis

    A local favorite, climbers from the Twin Cities love to try out their new skills on the dozens of top ropes and short lead problems found in Interstate State Park.

  8. Willow River State Park

    Minneapolis

    For some of the hardest, yet most fulfilling climbing routes in the Midwest, venture on over to Willow River State Park. There are 25+ routes, ranging from 5.9 to 5.14b.

  9. Dakota Rail Trail

    Minneapolis

    Linking the western suburbs of Minneapolis with the rural communities in Carver and McLeod Counties, Dakota Rail Regional Trail features 44-miles of paved, relatively flat trails for long-distance walkers, runners, in-line skaters, and bicyclists.

  10. Luce Line State Trail

    Minneapolis

    If you’re looking for a car-free weekend out of the city, the easily accessible Luce Line Regional Trail can take you 63-miles out from Downtown Minneapolis by bicycle or foot.

  11. Elm Creek Park Reserve

    Minneapolis

    The largest of Three River’s park district, Elm Creek Park Reserve has 4,900 acres of lake views, hardwood forest, and rolling prairie. Featuring 20 miles of paved road-biking trails and 13 miles of mountain biking trails, this park is great for the thrill seeking cyclist.

  12. Grand Rounds Scenic Byway

    Minneapolis

    Encircling the entire city of Minneapolis, this 55-mile urban loop, composed of 7 interconnected sections, takes you through some of Minneapolis’ most vibrant neighborhoods.

  13. Cannon Valley Trail

    Minneapolis

    One hour south of the Twin Cities is a paved 20-mile rails-to-trails conversion that offers cyclists an opportunity to crank up their gears and work on their cadence.

  14. Gateway State Trail

    Minneapolis

    The Gateway State Trail is an 18-mile rails-to-trails conversion route that takes you from north St. Paul to Pine Point Regional Park.

  15. Gandy Dancer Trail

    Minneapolis

    Only an hour north of Minneapolis, near Taylor’s Falls, there is a 98-mile recreational trail that passes through several quaint small towns and offers scenic views of the St. Croix River Valley.

  16. Root River Trail

    Minneapolis

    Offering an awesome 42-mile route, The Root River Trail takes cyclists and runners alongside the riverbank, beside 300-foot limestone bluffs, hardwood forest, and flower meadows.

  17. Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail

    Minneapolis

    Once an old railroad corridor, the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail is now a 39-mile paved trail connecting Mankato to Faribault. Cutting across Minnesota’s picturesque farmland and dense hardwood forest, this trail is perfect for a weekend getaway from the bustling Twin Cities.

  18. Medicine Lake Regional Trail

    Minneapolis

    With its 16-mile paved trail leading to some of the Twin Cities’ best biking trails in Elm Creek Park Reserve, Medicine Lake Regional Trail is just another reason why Minneapolis is one of America’s top bicycling cities.

  19. Chain of Lakes Running

    Minneapolis

    In 2014, Forbes Magazine published an article called America’s Top 20 Healthiest Cities, and ‘don’t cha know,’ Minneapolis won first place! With more parks per square mile than in any other major U.S. city and hundreds of miles of paved, interconnected bike loops, no wonder we are considered the healthiest city in the U.S.A. The Chain of Lakes is just a snippet of what Minneapolis has to offer for the urban runner.

  20. Midtown Greenway

    Minneapolis

    Named “the best urban bike trail in the USA,” by USA Today, the 5.5 mile-long Midtown Greenway gives runners and cyclists a great, convenient option for a run or ride within the downtown city limits.

  21. Mississippi River Road

    Minneapolis

    In the heart of downtown Minneapolis and parallel to the Mississippi River are miles upon miles of running trails. Running alongside the river is one of the best road running options in the Twin Cities.

  22. Minnehaha Park

    Minneapolis

    With 5 miles of paved trails and a total of 10 miles of dirt trails, Minnehaha Creek Park is a great running option, especially if the Chain of Lakes area is too crowded.

  23. Stone Arch Bridge

    Minneapolis

    Lace up your running shoes and hit the trails along Minneapolis’ downtown riverfront. Not only are you getting a workout, but there is no better way to appreciate the views of the Mississippi River and St. Anthony Falls.

  24. Lake Phalen

    Minneapolis

    When Minneapolis’ Chain of Lakes trails are overcrowded, but you still want to get your run in; then travel across town to St. Paul’s 3.1-mile paved trail around Lake Phalen.

  25. Hyland Lake Park Reserve

    Minneapolis

    Hyland Lake Park Reserve offers runners 18-miles of paved and unpaved trails through hilly woodlands and grass prairie.