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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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!