Itasca State Park

Itasca lodging opportunities

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism



Wheelchair Accessible

1.5 Miles

Accessible trails include the Headwaters Loop Trail and Doctor Roberts Trail that takes you to the Old Timer's Cabin.

Self Guided

3.25 Miles

A trail guide for the Dr. Roberts is available at the trail head. Landmark trail has interpretive signs throughout. The Forestry Demonstration Trail and the Blowdown Trail are also self-guided trails. The Aiton Heights Fire Tower includes interpretive information and signs.


49 Miles

Trails take you through some of the most scenic parts of the park.

Paved Bike

16 Miles

A 6 mile paved trail connects Douglas Lodge with the Mississippi River headwaters. Bikers share Wilderness Drive Loop with automobiles.


Wheelchair accessible

Accessible trail below Douglas Lodge that runs to the Old Timer's Cabin is a wheelchair accessible boardwalk. This portion is part of the Dr. Roberts Trail. Great for orchid viewing during spring/summer.


Cross Country Skiing

13 Miles

Easy to difficult trail. Trails are groomed for classic and skate skiing.


31 miles

Trails circle the perimeter of the park. Trails connect with other trails that lead to Park Rapids, Walker, Bemidji, Bagley, Mahnomen, Detroit Lakes.


Anywhere in park

Trails for snowshoeing include; Dr. Roberts, Schoolcraft, Brower, Mary Lake, LaSalle, or anywhere in the park, except groomed trails and roads.