The Best Hiking Trails in Minnesota

Most Popular Minnesota Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in Minnesota using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Minneapolis (22), Winona (3), Deer River (2), Silver Bay (2), Duluth (2), Two Harbors (2)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Barn BluffRed Wing, Minnesota
2. Afton State ParkHastings, Minnesota
3. Whitewater State ParkAltura, Minnesota
4. Lake Maria State ParkMonticello, Minnesota
5. Jay Cooke State ParkCarlton, Minnesota
6. Frontenac State ParkFrontenac, Minnesota
7. Bear Head Lake State ParkEly, Minnesota
8. Superior Hiking TrailDuluth, Minnesota
9. Banning State ParkSandstone, Minnesota
10. Carley State ParkAltura, Minnesota
11. Minneopa State ParkMankato, Minnesota
12. Nicollet Island ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
13. Lebanon HillsEagan, Minnesota
14. Terrace Oaks East ParkBurnsville, Minnesota
15. Bloomington Ferry TrailBloomington, Minnesota
16. John A. Latsch State ParkWinona, Minnesota
17. Myre - Big Island State ParkAlbert Lea, Minnesota
18. Fort Snelling State ParkSt. Paul, Minnesota
19. Great River Bluffs State ParkWinona, Minnesota
20. Mill Ruins ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
21. Chain of Lakes ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
22. schaar's BluffHastings, Minnesota
23. Theodore Wirth ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
24. HartleyDuluth, Minnesota
25. Big Stone Lake State ParkOrtonville, Minnesota
26. Blue Mounds State ParkLuverne, Minnesota
27. Gooseberry Falls State ParkTwo Harbors, Minnesota
28. Hall ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
29. Riverside ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
30. Longfellow ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
31. Father Hennepin Bluffs ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
32. Lovell Square ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
33. Kenwood ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
34. Harrison ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
35. Mississippi River GorgeMinneapolis, Minnesota
36. Edgewater ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
37. Pershing ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
38. Dean ParkwayMinneapolis, Minnesota
39. Creekview ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
40. Bryn Mawr ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
41. Bassett's Creek Valley ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
42. Minnehaha ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
43. Lake CalhounMinneapolis, Minnesota
44. Logan ParkMinneapolis, Minnesota
45. Lake of the IslesMinneapolis, Minnesota
46. Holzinger LodgeWinona, Minnesota
47. Cutfoot Sioux Nat'l. Rec. TrailDeer River, Minnesota
48. Cuyuna LakesIronton, Minnesota
49. Harmon Park/salem HillsInvergrove Heights, Minnesota
50. Mammoth TrailChaska, Minnesota
51. Mississippi National River & Recreation AreaSaint Paul, Minnesota
52. Voyageurs National ParkInternational Falls, Minnesota
53. Buffalo River State ParkGlyndon, Minnesota
54. Lake Shetek State ParkCurrie, Minnesota
55. Camden State ParkLynd, Minnesota
56. Lac qui Parle State ParkWatson, Minnesota
57. Lake Bemidji State ParkBemidji, Minnesota
58. Split Rock Lighthouse State ParkTwo Harbors, Minnesota
59. Interstate State ParkTaylors Falls, Minnesota
60. Temperance River State ParkSchroeder, Minnesota
61. Tettegouche State ParkSilver Bay, Minnesota
62. Itasca State ParkPark Rapids, Minnesota
63. Upper Sioux Agency State ParkGranite Falls, Minnesota
64. Wild River State ParkCenter City, Minnesota
65. Judge C.R. Magney State ParkGrand Marais, Minnesota
66. Beaver Creek Valley State ParkCaledonia, Minnesota
67. Lake Bronson State ParkLake Bronson, Minnesota
68. Big Bog State Recreation AreaWaskish, Minnesota
69. Lake Carlos State ParkCarlos, Minnesota
70. Lake Louise State ParkPreston, Minnesota
71. Maplewood State ParkPelican Rapids, Minnesota
72. Cascade River State ParkLutsen, Minnesota
73. McCarthy Beach State ParkSide Lake, Minnesota
74. Charles A. Lindbergh State ParkLittle Falls, Minnesota
75. Mille Lacs Kathio State ParkOnamia, Minnesota
76. Crow Wing State ParkBrainerd, Minnesota
77. Minnesota Valley State Recreation AreaJordan, Minnesota
78. Father Hennepin State ParkIsle, Minnesota
79. Monson Lake State ParkSunburg, Minnesota
80. Flandrau State ParkNew Ulm, Minnesota
81. Moose Lake State ParkMoose Lake, Minnesota
82. Forestville/Mystery Cave State ParkMystery Cave, Minnesota
83. Fort Ridgely State ParkFairfax, Minnesota
84. Nerstrand Big Woods State ParkNerstrand, Minnesota
85. Franz Jevne State ParkBirchdale, Minnesota
86. Old Mill State ParkArgyle, Minnesota
87. Red River State Recreation AreaEast Grand Forks, Minnesota
88. Rice Lake State ParkOwatonna, Minnesota
89. George H. Crosby Manitou State ParkSilver Bay, Minnesota
90. St. Croix State ParkHinckley, Minnesota
91. Glacial Lakes State ParkStarbuck, Minnesota
92. Sakatah Lake State ParkWaterville, Minnesota
93. Glendalough State ParkBattle Lake, Minnesota
94. Savanna Portage State ParkMcGregor, Minnesota
95. Scenic State ParkBigfork, Minnesota
96. Grand Portage State ParkGrand Portage, Minnesota
97. Schoolcraft State ParkDeer River, Minnesota
98. Sibley State ParkNew London, Minnesota
99. Greenleaf Lake State Recreation AreaLitchfield, Minnesota
100. Soudan Underground Mine State ParkSoudan, Minnesota