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Lake Wobegon Trail

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Jordie's Trailside Restaurant & Bicycle Heaven

Ok, besides seeing the "Covered Bridge", above, on the trail in Holdingford, keep riding this... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Breckenridge, Minnesota
Perfect Outdoor Activities

Miles and miles of paved hiking/biking/walking trails on an old railroad bed. Beautiful scenery... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
Lynn L
Brownsville, Texas
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The Lake Wobegon Trail is a 46-mile long, 10-foot wide, bituminous surfaced hike-and-bike pathway. The trail, which opened on September 30, 1998, extends through Central MN from the city of St. Joseph to the city of Osakis. The trail also has an extension on the west side of Albany heading northeast to Holdingford and beyond.
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Ok, besides seeing the "Covered Bridge", above, on the trail in Holdingford, keep riding this absolutely beautiful and tranquil 12 foot wide new pavement to Bowlus, MN, home of Jordie's. Breakfast was homespun, pancakes out of the world, and I had the rubarb pie as...More

2  Thank Michael470
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Miles and miles of paved hiking/biking/walking trails on an old railroad bed. Beautiful scenery takes you through many small central Minnesota towns.

1  Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The trailhead starts in St Joseph and goes to Collegeville, Avon, Albany, Freeport, Melrose, Sauk Center, and West Union. The trail is well maintained. It is nice because there is a town to stop and rest every 6-8 miles. I recently rode from St Joseph...More

1  Thank curioustravelor2010
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I enjoy biking and walking my dog down this trail. It does not matter whether you go north or south - it is a fine trail with nice scenery in spots. Our dog seems to like it also!

Thank fogarty777
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This trail is the perfect choice for biking or walking. We bike the trail and find it peaceful with a lot of wooded areas along the trail as well as farm fields and creeks and river crossings. The trail is mostly flat so even novice...More

Thank alleno795
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I'm a road biker and not usually all that fond of the 10 foot wide railroad asphalt trails, but this clever naming for a chunk of the 120 mile long trail paralelling Interstate 94 got me on it. I believe the trail starts in St...More

Thank Michael470
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

This place is really fabulous. I thank god to give me an idea to visit this place.. That place was eye catchy .scenic beauty is present there. There is a lake where we enjoyed beyond our expectations..wow just wow.don't waste your time in thinking..go and...More

Thank ukre
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I walk along this path several mornings a week. It is very smooth, and has areas of sun and shade. We should be proud of it!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 29 June 2014

I rode my bicycle on the trail. I began my ride in St. Joseph, Minnesota and rode as far as Freeport before I turned around. The portion of the trail that I rode was very flat and easy to ride. From St. Joe to Albany...More

1  Thank Minnpink
Reviewed 20 June 2014

I am familiar with the stretch of the LWT around Holdingford. Trailhead is downtown, at a small park with a nice clean restroom, and close to a pizza/sandwich shop, bar and grill and hardware store. Also 2 blocks south of the trailhead is a city...More

1  Thank bigsky55
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