Some former top-ranked military officials in Minnesota say prioritizing gym class and healthier school meals are a matter of national security.
The cycling community is offering up a challenge that could improve your health and introduce you to the Twin Cities biking trails. It’s called 30 Days of Biking.
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.
With more than 30,000 miles of trails in Minnesota, you can cover a lot of ground on two wheels. Many bikers, though, go for a bigger challenge by getting away from the pavement.
Police have issued a crime alert after two women were inappropriately touched by a stranger while they were using park trails in Maple Grove.
Here’s a sign of hope for Minnesotans tired of winter. All trails in Voyageurs National Park in far northern Minnesota have closed for the season because of warm weather.
With a foot or more of snow still blanketing most of northern Minnesota, the snowmobiling season may extend into April for the first time in years, said the Department of Natural Resources.
At certain times of the year, you will see groups of hot rods cruising down the boulevard. But a lot of Minnesotans enjoy a different type of vintage vehicle.
Summer is the season of the runner. You see them on the street, on a path and around a lake. There are a select few, however, who follow a completely different route.
Federal officials have designated three Minnesota trails national recreation trails.
There is no shortage of outdoor winter fun to be had in the Minnesota whether it’s downhill skiing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice fishing or racing through the snow on a snowmobile.
Minneapolis has officially received national recognition for its walkability.
Tucked in West St. Paul and Mendota Heights, the Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center is one of the first nature centers of Minnesota.
So much of the metro area acts as an outdoor playground, and runners have myriad opportunities for trying new routes and exploring different parts of the Cities. Here are some of the gems in the Twin Cities’ runner’s world.
During the summer months it’s a treat to get out in the middle of the week and do something fun with the entire family. If you are looking for a place to ride a bike, have a picnic, hike trails, listen to music and let the kids play, Eagan Market Fest offers all of these opportunities, plus options for adults.
Welcome to Heritage Park on St. Paul’s east side. A visit to this park is like a visit back in time.
Minnesota will be seeking citizen input on its draft State and Regional Parks and Trails Legacy Plan.