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 (20), Winona (3), Hastings (2), Two Harbors (2), Deer River (2), Silver Bay (2)

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

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