Hike The Pike Island Loop In St. Paul, Minnesota, To Get Out In Nature Without Leaving The City

Minnesota is full of hiking trails! These beautiful paths through nature are found in every region of the state. Not only are well-known nature areas like state parks and national forests full of trails. But Minnesota’s cities are home to many great hiking trails as well. One favorite is the Pike Island Loop Trail at Fort Snelling State Park in St. Paul, Minnesota. Here, you’ll get to see two beautiful rivers meet as you hike through the lovely, quiet forest. Here’s what you need to know when you visit:

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Have you ever visited Pike Island at Fort Snelling State Park? What are your other favorite places to hike near the Twin Cities? For another favorite of ours, check out our article about Minnehaha Creek.

Address: 101 Snelling Lake Rd, St Paul, MN 55111, USA