11 Of The Greatest Hiking Trails On Earth Are Right Here In Minnesota

With 67 state parks and many other recreation areas, waysides, and more, Minnesota is rife with great places to hike. Our state’s trails will take you alongside beautiful lakes, through serene forests, and across spacious prairies. You can see rushing waterfalls and tall cliffs – all without leaving the state! If you want a world-class experience, hike these 11 wonderful trails in Minnesota. They are some of the greatest hiking trails on Earth.

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Have you hiked any of these trails? Do you think any other hiking trails in Minnesota could be counted among the greatest on Earth? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.

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