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“Great trail”

Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Brainerd
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Owner description: Fifty miles of trails to bike, hike, rollerblade and snow-mobile, depending on the season.
Brainerd, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great trail”
Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

We are very familiar with this trail or at least the southern half from Brainerd. My favorite section is Merrifield to Nisswa. Ride Brainerd to Nisswa, coffee and Scone at StoneHouse, ride back to Brainerd and have lunch at Prairie Bay in Baxter. Stop at Christmas Point for shopping and check out bike stuff at Trailblazers Bikes (Nisswa and Baxter). Perfect Day.

Visited June 2013
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Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Paul Bunyan Trail - a cyclist's dream!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

As part of our 2013 Cycle Tour along the Mississippi River Trail we had the great pleasure of cycling the Paul Bunyan Trail. We were thrilled to have dedicated bike path, with shops and services along the way. We rode the entire length of the trail and would highly recommend it! Our only wish....that all bike trails were this well maintained and serviced. Thank you Minnesota!

To read more about the trail and view, please feel free to visit our blog at www.rwnetworks.blogspot.ca

Visited May 2013
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Fort Myers, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful, scenic walking or biking trail.”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

We are staying at The Preserve RV Village in Pequot Lakes for a few weeks. Last weekend, my husband, my brother and I rode our bicycles from the RV park to Hwy 371 and across to the Paul Bunyan Trail. We rode north to Baxter. Coming back we took a break in Pequot Lakes and the guys treated themselves to an ice cream cone. I was disappointed that the Smoothies were made with ice cream, so I had to be content with water. The trail was approximately 17 miles round trip and we older adults really appreciated the flat surface! :)

Visited July 2013
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Lakeville, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Beautiful bike trip”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

We rented bikes and rode from Nisswa to Pequot Lakes and back. It was 12 miles roundtrip and pretty level most of the time. We stopped in Pequot Lakes for lunch and a little shopping. It was a great morning out!

Visited June 2013
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Mankato, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Terrific Bike Trail!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

A well groomed bike trail that's easy for most bikers. You can go as little or as far as you'd like, even ride from Brainerd to Nisswa to Pequot Lakes or beyond. I love the easy trip between Nisswa and Pequot Lakes. A great afternoon outing. Bike rentals available.

Visited August 2012
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