Non-Motorized/Hunter-Hiking Trails

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All trails will be mowed annually in September. Please comply with "No Motorized Vehicle" trail signs and report violations. Enjoy our trails year round!

Location by
Township/City



Trail Name


Location by
Township/City



Trail Name


Timothy Township
Township Map

Blueberry Bog Trail

Trail Map

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Directions:

Located northwest of Crosslake, follow Co. Rd. 1 west, turn north onto Ramsey Road, travel 2 miles, trailhead on left.
Timothy Township
Township Map

Thompson Creek and Cranberry Bog Trails

Trail Map

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Directions:

Located north of Manhattan Beach, from junction of Co. Rd. 1 & Old Grade Rd., proceed north on Old Grade Rd, 2 miles and 3.5 miles to trailhead on left.
Fifty Lakes
Township Map

Pine Ridge Trail

Trail Map

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Directions:

Located north of Crosslake, from junction of Co. Rd. 1 & Co. Rd. 3, proceed west on Co. Rd. 1 approx. 3/4 mile, turn right onto Kego Lake Road, trailhead 1/2 mile past the Kego Lake access on the right.
Fifty Lakes
Township Map

Rock Creek Trail

Trail Map

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Directions:

Located north of Crosslake, from junction of Co. Rd. 1 & Co. Rd. 3, proceed west on Co. Rd. 1 approx. 3/4 mile, turn right onto Kego Lake Road, turn right onto Pistol Lake Trail, take 2nd right along Pistol Lake Trail to trailhead.
Fifty Lakes
Township Map

White Pine Trail

Trail Map

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Directions:

From junction of Co. Rd. 66 & Co. Rd. 1, proceed east on Co. Rd. 1 approx. 1/2 mile to White Tail Trail, trailhead is 1/2 mile in on left.
 
Mission
Township Map

Scrub Oak Trail

Trail Map

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Directions:

Located SE of Crosslake, travel east on Co. Rd. 36, then South on Co. Rd. 114, turn right onto Greer Lake Rd, Greer Lake Rd will turn to the right continue going straight past the Greer Lake Campground, trail will weave approx. for 2 miles to the trailhead.
City of Pequot Lakes
Township Map




Pequot Lakes Ski Trail
Trail Map

Directions:

From junction of State Hwy 371 & Co. Rd. 107, proceed east on Co. Rd. 107/Wilderness Rd., continue on Wilderness Rd.
Irondale
Township Map


Rice Lake Trail
Trail Map

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Directions:

Located south of Ironton, follow State Hwy 210 west, turn south onto Woodland Rd, turn east onto Rider Rd, trailhead south side of Rider Rd.
Deerwood
Township Map

Larson Lake Trail

Hiking Trail Map
Ski Trail Map

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Directions: Larson Lake Forest Recreation Area is located south of Deerwood. Follow State Hwy 6 south, turn left onto Co. Rd. 10 for 1.2 miles (follow ski trail signs).
 
Irondale/
Nokay
Township Map

Wolf Lake Trails

Hiking Trail Map
Ski Trail Map

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Directions:

Wolf Lake Trails are located between Brainerd & Deerwood. South of the Deerwood Shortcut turn south on Tower Rd., turn right onto N. Nelson Rd. OR follow State Hwy 18 east from Brainerd, turn left onto Co. Rd. 159, stay straight (2 miles) onto N. Nelson Rd, follow Ski Trail signs.

Wolf Lake Trail - North
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Directions:

From the Crow Wing County Landfill located between Brainerd and Crosby on State Hwy 210, travel East on 210 approximately 0.6 miles. Look for brown Memorial Forest sign at hwy approach South side of hwy.


Oak Lawn
Township Map


French Rapids Trails

Hiking Trail Map
Ski Trail Map

Notice:

This trail is groomed for cross-country skiing during the winter by the Brainerd Nordic Ski Club. 

Directions:

Located next to the airport, follow State Hwy 210 east, turn left onto Co. Rd. 142, follow signs.
Oak Lawn
Township Map

Crow Wing County/State Poor Farm Wildlife Management Area

Trail Map

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Directions:

From State Hwy 18 and 25, travel south 1 mile, trailhead on left. Smaller parking area off Butternut Rd which is further south.
Maple Grove
Township Map
Al-Pine Trail System
Trail Map

Notices:

The trail is maintained by volunteers and trail users. This is a narrow trail and trail clearing only is performed by volunteers.


Directions:

Located east of Brainerd, take State Hwy 18 to Co. Rd. 23, go south on Co. Rd. 23 then east on Co. Rd. 24 then South on Leisure Lane, trailhead is south of bridge 1/3 mile on east side of Leisure Lane.
Fort Ripley
Township Map
Fort Ripley Trail System
Trail Map

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Directions:

Located south of Brainerd off of State Hwy 371, turn right onto Mississippi Shores Rd, trailhead is 1/2 mile from 371 on south side of road.

 Ideal Township
Township Map
Rollie Johnson Big Island Recreation Area
Trail Map
Notices:  Island is located in Ideal Township.  Island is maintained by Ideal Township, Crow Wing County and MN-DNR under a Joint Powers Board.
Directions:  Use Lower Hay Lake or Clamshell Lake public boat accesses south of the island.