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Paul Bunyan State Trail

118 Reviews
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Brainerd, MN
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Sherry L wrote a review Jun 2020
Oshkosh, Wisconsin88 contributions13 helpful votes
This trail offers ample flat rolling terrain, particularly south of Hackensack to Brainerd. The area around Walker is more challenging with many short steep hills. From Walker to Bemidji seems like a gradual incline. Most areas are in forest, some areas parallel highways.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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NoDakker wrote a review Nov 2019
Minnesota133 contributions30 helpful votes
Rode a few miles with the grandkids a couple of weeks ago. Rode entirely within Crow Wing State Park. Very nice trail, good surface, winding & scenic.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Jeff J wrote a review Nov 2019
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Definitely a summer venue but if the snow is right you could ski it. Its a ride through the woods and on a summer day awesome. Trails are maintained and good surface for a ride. Bring some water and a snack, a very nice ride and if you are quiet you may see some deer. Also,
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Chad K wrote a review Oct 2019
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We stayed at Crow Wing State Park and it was a great place to start our journey down the Paul Bunyan State Trail. Starting off along on the Mississippi we were treated to miles of great views and beautiful fall colors. While we didn't make it all 112 miles, we are excited to
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Edward Canby wrote a review Oct 2019
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I rode the Paul Bunyan Trail from Brainerd to Bemidji on my bicycle on October 7, 2019. Beautiful weather and the fall colors were gorgeous. Most of the trail was very nice and smooth. But there was a stretch between Nisswa to Hackensack where there were major breaks in the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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