You’ve Never Experienced Anything Like This Epic Abandoned Railroad Hike In Minnesota

Of Minnesota’s many miles of hiking trails, one of the nicest may be the Dakota Rail Regional Trail. This paved trail stretches for 13 miles along the same route as the former Dakota Rail Corridor. With gorgeous views of the surrounding landscape, this abandoned railroad hike will take you on an incredible adventure.

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Have you ever done this railroad hike? Do you know of any others in Minnesota? Let us know in the comments below!

Also be sure to check out the awesome hike in Minnesota that will take you straight to an abandoned lighthouse.