Hiking The Parkers Ridge Trail

The 7th most popular hiking trail in Minnesota.

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Near Minneapolis in Bloomington, the 27 mile Parkers Ridge Trail runs along the Minnesota River and is great for hiking. To reach the hiking trailhead from Bloomington, follow Lyndale Ave south until it turns into a parking lot near the boat launch.

Overall, Parkers Ridge Trail is the 7th most popular hiking trail of all 31 hikes in Minnesota. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Parkers Ridge Trail including Minnesota Valley State Trail and Gateway State Trail.

Parkers Ridge Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  MN Visitors (800) 657-3700.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Minnesota" from Mary Jo Mosher

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

GPS:  44.8039, -93.2887

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  7/31/2016

ID:  6910

Parkers Ridge Trail Hiking Map


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