VISIT MINNESOTA : 7 Best Hiking Trails in Minnesota

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Jay Cooke State Park

Jay Cooke State Park acts as an origin point for a section of the Superior Hiking Trail’s southern section.

Itasca State Park

Itasca is located just west the Chippewa National Forest. Itasca is also home to the headwaters for the Mississippi River. 

Banning State Park,

Banning State Park’s Quarry Nature Trail is where the real adventure begins. It takes hikers along the Wild and Scenic Kettle River

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

Split Rock Lighthouse, perched atop the lakeside hillsides, is another highlight of the shoreline path.

Superior Hiking Trail

The Superior Hiking Trail is Minnesota’s top-rated hiking trail. It covers all of Lake Superior’s North Shore. 

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Eagle Point is Minnesota’s highest peak and is popular for backpacking in the warmer seasons.

Interstate State Park

Minnesota’s Interstate State Park makes a great attraction for roadside visitors. The state park, which is adjacent to the road, offers a spectacular view of Minnesota’s history.