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