Home
Books
Coming Soon
Contact Us
  CALL US: 1-800-443-7227
Printable version
Most Popular Most Popular
1. Rail-Trails Southern New England
2. Rail-Trails Northern New England


Special Special
Sort by Publisher
Gift certificates


Help Help
Contact us
Privacy statement
Terms & Conditions
Shipping

Wilderness Press :: Biking :: Rail-Trails Minnesota
Rail-Trails Minnesota
Rail-Trails Minnesota 
A new, full-color guide in the official Rail-Trails series covers 48 outstanding multi-use trails in Minnesota.

Whether you’re looking for a trail for a leisurely stroll, a bike ride with the family, or something a bit more challenging, you’ll find it in this comprehensive trail guide highlighting the best, most highly rated trails in Minnesota. Many of the trails were converted from unused railroad corridors to become some of the best multiuse rail-trails in the state. In this guidebook, experts from Rail-to-Trails Conservancy present their final list of 48 of the best trails and rail-trails in Minnesota.

Experience first-hand how Minnesota earned the nickname “Land of 10,000 Lakes” by taking one of several paths through the various lake districts, including the 121-mile Paul Bunyan State Trail, one of the longest rail-trails in the United States. This amazing trail also connects to the Heartland State Trail, which takes travelers past many lakes, rivers, and streams; and the Cuyuna State Trail, which winds its way through pine forests along the shores of many of the state’s most beautiful lakes. The connecting trails of Central Lakes State Trail and Lake Wobegon State Trail offer additional views of the lakes.

Luce Line State Trail leads from urban Minneapolis west through Minnesota's rural landscape, traveling through suburbs, wooded stretches, across wetlands, near lakes, through tall-grass prairie remnants, and into the countryside over varying surfaces.

Although many of Minnesota’s trails are found in the eastern and central areas of the state, traversing the many lakes and waterways, a few gems can also be found in the western regions, offering a variety of vistas. In the southwest, Casey Jones State Trail runs through tallgrass prairie and wooded ravines. For more of an urban adventure, try the 34.5-mile Grand Forks–East Grand Forks Greenway in the northwest, which travels through Grand Forks, North Dakota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota.

In addition to details about each trail, Rail-Trails Minnesota also provides information about trail amenities, including rest rooms, parking facilities, and water fountains.

  25%


About Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nationwide non-profit dedicated to converting former railroad corridors to public, multi-use recreational trails that offer easy access to runners, hikers, bicyclists, skates, wheelchair users, and equestrians.

The official Rails-Trails guidebook series is published by Wilderness Press and you can find out all the ways Wilderness Press and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy are working together over on the blog.

If you want to find out more about Rail-Trails, check out the Conservancy's official website or give them a follow over on Twitter. Hope you get the chance to make your way to a Rail-Trail near you. They are so fun!

 
 
Details
 
Author Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
ISBN 978-0-89997-821-5
Quantity in stock 21 item(s) available
Weight 1.00 lbs
Market price $16.95
Price: $12.71

Options
 
Quantity

Add to cart
   


 

Recommended products list
Customers who bought this product also bought the following products:  
 
Search Search
Search:

Advanced search

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Your cart Your cart
Cart is empty

View cart
Checkout
Orders history


Authentication Authentication
Username

Password

Log in
Register
Recover password

If Javascript is disabled in your browser click here



Secure This site uses a secure server for purchases! Copyright © 2008-2018 Wilderness Press