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), Duluth (2), Deer River (2), Two Harbors (2)

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