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Wonderful Walking Trail near my home

Every Season, almost every day and sometimes twice a day.....I am so lucky to walk right out my... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
nanceb1439
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Surprise, Arizona
Peaceful trail for running, walking, or biking

As a Saint Cloud local, I enjoy running or walking on this trail. It has easy and free parking and... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Elizabeth H
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Great paved trail for biking! We walked along the trail this visit and found it to be better for biking. It's along the river but much of it you don't get to see the river due to the trees between the path and the river....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank traveling2013duo
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Every Season, almost every day and sometimes twice a day.....I am so lucky to walk right out my door and enjoy this beautiful trail. Very clean, very friendly people walking, biking, roller blading for a natural workout. Beautiful wild flowers, gorgeous trees and singing birds...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank nanceb1439
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

As a Saint Cloud local, I enjoy running or walking on this trail. It has easy and free parking and is a a little slice of nature right by the University.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth H
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: November 2016
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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.

Date of experience: June 2016
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

Date of experience: May 2016
1  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

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Tim D
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