Minnesota Trail System
Minnesota is a nationwide leader in trail recreation, and was voted "Best Trails State" by American Trails in 2010.
Counting private, state, and grant-in-aid trails, there are over 30,000 miles in Minnesota's total recreational trail system.
25 State Trails: 1,323 miles; 620 miles of this are paved; 560 miles are "Rail Trails"
Paved bicycle paths: 698 miles
Natural surface bicycle trails: 1,016 miles
Cross-country ski trails: 1,792 miles
Hiking trails: 2,600 miles
Horseback riding trails: 1,033 miles
All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) trails: 1,314 miles
Off-Highway Motorcycle (OHM) trails: 625 miles
Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) trails (e.g., jeeps or trucks): 11 miles
Snowmobile trails: 22,253 miles
State Forest roads: 2,000+ miles (these roads often double as trails)
(Minnesota State Parks and Trails - MN DNR, Updated April 08, 2013)