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Central Lakes Trail

206 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1417
+1 320-763-3161
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Scenic, safe, gorgeous!

The Central Lakes Trails are beautifully maintained and offer a great place to walk, run or bike... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Lincoln, NE
Wonderful trsils

We just did a short jaunt from Nelson to Osakis. Easy 6 mile ride. Fun to look around Osakis and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Sue D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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206 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1417
+1 320-763-3161
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Central Lakes Trails are beautifully maintained and offer a great place to walk, run or bike. Plenty of public access points and the scenery, lakes, parks and wildlife are really lovely. Not just a summer activity! Especially pretty in the fall.

Thank Nebraskatraveler
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We just did a short jaunt from Nelson to Osakis. Easy 6 mile ride. Fun to look around Osakis and visit the Panther distillery. Anxious to do more of the trail.

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 10 August 2016

You can jump on this bike trail in Alexandria, Ashby, and other towns along the trail. Most of the trails is away from the highway --compared to the Wobegon trail which has long segments next to I 94.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A great trail to ride. We try to ride 3-4 times monthly. Much wildlife. We also invite our friends to join us. Many, many miles of paved trail.

Thank Joan A
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a great trail for families. We enjoyed walking by the lake after dinner, but bring some Mosquito spray, the state bird of Minnesota is apparently "the Mosquito".

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We drove to Alexandria just to hop on the bike trail. It is pretty new (2012) I think, mostly flat trail. There isn't a lot of tree coverage so it is easy to get a lot of sun. Trail goes through about 8 different towns....More

Thank savytraverlor43323
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Trail is paved; it's in good shape. I rode west out of Alexandria. I really liked the section between Alexandria and Garfield. There are a lot of wild flowers. I saw a lot of swans and a muskrat swimming. There were several people biking but...More

Thank MNTraveler05106419
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This biking or hiking path goes through parks, along lakes and through towns so you can stop for lunch--path is exceptionally maintained and is good for bikers, hikers, skaters and boarders. Goes for miles and miles, town to town.

Thank Jodi S
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We love hitting the trail with our young children. The fresh air, beautiful scenery and nature in the palm of your hand makes Central Lakes Trail a must throughout the seasons in Minnesota.

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We bike the Central Lakes trail fairly often and always enjoy the good condition of the surface and the beautiful views of local lakes. Recent addition of benches along the way near Alexandria are welcome. A good place to start biking the trail is right...More

Thank SJS201158
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