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Pretty Trail

This is a peaceful scenic biking/walking trail along the Mississippi River. It starts near the SCSU... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Great former RR track to walk, bike, rollarblade and contemplate.

Most of the trail is lined with old growth hardwood trees and the Mississippi River. You can... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Marly K
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a peaceful scenic biking/walking trail along the Mississippi River. It starts near the SCSU campus. The trail is paved but is very uneven in spots. There is free parking.

Thank csb14
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Most of the trail is lined with old growth hardwood trees and the Mississippi River. You can snowshoe and xc ski in the winter. Good parking by the city building below SCSU. At the start of the trail the 10th St. dam is good for...More

Thank Marly K
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Beaver Islands Trail is a great trail for a long walk. You can string it in with visiting Munsinger Gardens and make it a long walk. People along the trail always are pleasant.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 17 August 2016

St. Cloud doesn't seem to have a lot of walking trails like this, so it's nice to have a place where you can walk, run or bike for a few miles, but it's a pretty basic, straight-forward trail — nothing too exciting.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Was looking for a running trail and I was so happy I found this gem along the river. It is a beautiful place and great for running or biking.

Thank Buffy0007
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Our first visit was this afternoon and we enjoyed the trail very much. It is asphalt. The beginning is divided for walkers and bikers. However, most of the trail is shared by all. The asphalt is well maintained. Nice views of the river often come...More

Thank curioustravelor2010
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This trail takes you along the Mississippi River. It's great for walking or biking. There are many trees, and as it goes along the river, there are spots where you can go off-trail and get a closer view of the river and the wildlife. It's...More

2  Thank Tim D
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Great running trail. No traffic, peaceful, serene. There are often 5k's and Half Marathons along this route - very popular trail in St Cloud.

Thank Tami J
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Awesome trail with plenty of shade or sun depending what you desire. It is great for a long run or a short walk.

Thank cami12399
Reviewed 27 June 2015

This trail offers walkers, runners, bicyclers, skateboarders an opportunity to pass along tree-canopied paved trail that borders the Mississippi. the train is kept in excellent condition

1  Thank cheeder
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