The Easy 1-Mile Winter Hike In Minneapolis-Saint Paul That’s Positively Bewitching

Now that cold weather is setting in, it’s tempting to cuddle up with your favorite blanket and pass the next few months indoors. But there are many places around Minnesota that are at their most beautiful under a fresh coat of snow. If you want to get outside this winter – but not for too long – this easy one-mile hike near Minneapolis is just the thing to do. It’ll get you out of the house and into one of Minnesota’s nicest state parks.

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What do you think about winter hiking? Besides Pike Island Trail, are there any other winter hikes you love? Let us know in the comments below!