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  1. Theodore Wirth Park is the largest regional park in the Minneapolis park system and offers runners some of the best running trails in the Twin Cities area.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.4 miles
    Duration
    1/2 hour to 3 hours
  2. “Good bang-for-your-buck” might be the best way to describe this small but stout – and close – oasis of gnarly singletrack and lung-busting climbs on the bluffs overlooking downtown St. Paul.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    12.6 miles
    Duration
    1 - 2 hours
  3. When you need to escape from the Twin Cities and surround yourself in nature, Crow Hassan Park Reserve offers over 17 miles of trails that wind through lowland prairies, marshes, and hardwood forests.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    23.1 miles
    Duration
    2 hours-full day
  4. Westwood Hills Nature Center offers trail runners a 3-mile circuit of forested dirt paths and marshy wooden docks that are perfect for working-up a sweat.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.8 miles
    Duration
    15 minutes to an hour
  5. Known for its hilly terrain, Afton State Park is perfect for the endorphin seeking trail runner. Garnering attention since 1994, the Afton Trail Run 50K and 25K has received attention for being one of the oldest and most beautiful runs in the nation.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    24.9 miles
    Duration
  6. Urban runners looking for a change of scenery will enjoy the scenic river views and lung-bursting inclines found within Interstate State Park.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    41.7 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours
  7. If you’re looking for a trail that offers both long and short runs and a variety of difficulty, check out this gem nestled into the banks of the Minnesota River, just minutes from the airport.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.5 miles
    Duration
    1 - 4 hours
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