Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near MinnesotaBackpacking through Minnesota is a relaxing and inexpensive way to vacation. The state has many recreational parks, forests and wildlife preservation sites. With a GPS, backpack gear and good walking shoes or hiking boots, you'll be ready to roll on.
Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental USA brief profile of five of the best backtracking trails in the continental United States
Hikers From Minnesota Find Body At Base Of Michigan CliffTwo hikers from Minnesota discovered a body at the bottom of a steep cliff along Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula while going through photos one of them had just taken.
Top Spots At The State Fair For Minnesotans Who Love The OutdoorsFor those of us that enjoy the peace and solace of the outdoors, the Great Minnesota Get-Together can be a cumbersome and busy experience. But fear not -- there are still a few places around the State Fair where you can check out the latest camping, hiking and fishing gear, and find new places to explore.
Travel Guide To Alaska's Denali National ParkPractical travel guide on what to see, where to stay and where to dine in and around Denali National Park.
Landowner Asks For Reroute Of Lake Superior Hiking TrailA 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.
Hiker Dies After Fall From Dangerous Red Wing PathA 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.
Sheriff: 27-Year-Old Man Falls Ill, Dies While Hiking In BWCAAuthorities are investigating after a 27-year-old Duluth man fell ill and died while hiking in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Monday.
State Parks Await Spring-Time VisitorsAs 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.
Trail Rules Change In East-Central MinnesotaBefore 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.
Hike Under The Moon At Lake Elmo ReserveThe 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.
Finding Minnesota: Natural Adventure Park At Briggs FarmBeing 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.

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