A private landowner, fed up with disrespectful hikers, is forcing a reroute of the Lake Superior Hiking Trail. The landowner gave permission for the trail to go through his land between Gooseberry Falls State Park and Blueberry Hill Road.
A hiker has died after falling from a dangerous hiking path in Red Wing. Police say the man was hiking on the north trail of Barn Bluff when he fell and got stranded just before 1 p.m.
Authorities are investigating after a 27-year-old Duluth man fell ill and died while hiking in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Monday.
As the last drops of maple syrup are collected from Fort Snelling State Park, it can mean only one thing — the sights and sounds of spring are coming back. Brent Wennberg has been enjoying Minnesota’s state parks since he was 2.
Before venturing into the woods of east-central Minnesota this fall, hunters and others are being encouraged to review changes to trail rules in Pine County. The Department of Natural Resources says the affected areas include the Nemadji, General Andrews, Chengwatana and St. Croix state forests.
The Lake Elmo Park Reserve is hosting moonlight hikes all month long. The reserve offers over five miles of lighted trails for people, and their dogs, to walk.
Being next to an adventure park is a nice drawing card for one Minnesota innkeeper. That is, once people realize that the “adventure” is even there.
A hike in a Minnesota state park took a scary turn for a mother and daughter Tuesday night. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, the duo was reported missing at about 8:17 p.m. in Maplewood State Park near Pelican Rapids.
Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.
There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.
The search is resuming for a Minnesota father and son who disappeared in Colorado’s mountains last month. Over 100 mountain rescuers from 13 teams are scheduled to search the Mount Evans area Saturday for Damian and Evan McManus.
Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.
Sturdy boots are usually considered key to a long, safe hiking trip. But some hikers strip off all the foot protection to fully appreciate the ground they walk on.
Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to make it easier for people to find a place to go hiking or hunting. So on Friday, the DNR rolled out a mobile map called the “Recreation Compass,” and it’s available for download on both phones and tablets.
woman is in the hospital after slipping and sliding 50 feet down a hill at Barn Bluff in Red Wing Tuesday morning, according to fire officials.
Head to one of these destinations for an inexpensive day trip within two hours of the Twin Cities.
Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.
Add about 2 more miles to the Gitchi-Gami State Trail for bicyclists, runners and walkers along U.S. 61 between Two Harbors and Grand Marais. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association officially opened the 2.3-mile segment in the Silver Bay area.
Trail enthusiasts are ready to celebrate the opening of a 21-mile section of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northwestern Minnesota.
Macalester junior Renee Jordan has crossed paths with black bears, she’s nearly biked into a moose, and even plans to ascend Mount McKinley in her father’s footsteps.
A 21-year-old Arizona State University student from Minnesota who went missing on solo hike has been found Sunday evening, according to authorities.
Maybe the two of you know you’re in it for the long haul, or maybe you’re still trying on your relationship for size. No matter where you’re currently at as a couple, your connection to each other can strengthen and grow if you build in time together. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are a few ideas to help you get started.
When you go camping, you don’t often hear the words “gourmet cooking.” But a Twin Cities man is working to change that with Backcountry Cuisine.
WCCO viewers voted and what’s the best hiking trail in Minnesota? It’s on the North Shore — Superior Hiking Trail.