Follow Minnesota’s Red Jacket Trail To Cross An Old Railway Bridge And Take In Lovely Views

When the weather warms up in Minnesota, it’s time to cram in as many outdoor activities as you can. After all, the cold and snow will be back before you know it. You might as well soak in some sunshine! One of the best ways of doing so is by taking a long hike or bike ride along in a scenic area. Luckily, Minnesota has many beautiful areas crisscrossed with easily accessible trails. In southern Minnesota, the Red Jacket Trail is one of the most popular. This lovely trail crosses an old railway bridge, and it’s a wonderful way to take in lovely views and great weather. Here’s what you need to know:

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The Red Jacket Trail is a truly beautiful stretch of southern Minnesota. Have you ever traveled along it? What did you think? For more information about other easy trails in Minnesota, take a look at our list of 10 low-key hikes in Minnesota that lead to amazing views.

Address: Red Jacket Trail, Mankato, MN 56001, USA