Trails

Wolf Lake Visitor Center Loop

Open season: Open year round
Length: 1.05 miles
Location of trail: One mile east of Windom, Minnesota
Surface Paved (0.8 miles); Mowed (0.25 miles)
Difficulty: Mostly ADA compliant
Information: The visitor center loop trail begins and ends at the front of the visitor center and winds through several types of habitat, including wetlands, native prairie and oak savanna. Not open to biking or horseback riding.

 

Touch the Sky Prairie

Open season: Open year round
Length: 3.18 miles
Location of trail: Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge, Rock County five miles north of Luverne, Minnesota
Surface: Mowed
Difficulty: Moderate
Information: Walk through unbroken Sioux-quartzite prairie, waterfall. Not open to biking or horseback riding.

 

Worthington Waterfowl Production Area

Open season: Open year round
Length: 0.4 miles
Location of trail: Worthington, Minnesota
Surface: Gravel/mowed; flat
Difficulty: Easy
Information: Not open to biking or horseback riding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slaughter Slough Waterfowl Production Area

Open season: Open year round
Length: 0.35 miles
Location of trail: North of Curry, Minnesota
Surface: Mowed
Difficulty: Easy
Information: Trail leads to Shetek Lake Settler-Dakota Sioux Battle monument; Adjacent to New Ulm-Sioux Falls Pioneer trail. Not open to biking/horseback riding.

 

 

 

Pipestone Creek

Open season: Open year round
Length: 0.85 miles
Location of trail: Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge, Pipestone, Minnesota
Surface: Concrete
Difficulty: Easy
Information: Trail from the Pipestone National Monument, around the perimeter of the refuge to the community college. No motorized vehicles, biking permitted.
 

To The Sky Trail

Trail Length (mi)
1.21
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
1 hour
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife watching
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Bluff Trail

Trail Length (mi)
1.32
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
1 hour
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Birding
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife watching
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Prairie Waterfall Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.75
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
30 minutes
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife watching
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Wings on the Prairie Discovery Center Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.31
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
15 minutes
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Dog friendly
Kid friendly
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Worthington WPA Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.45
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
30 minutes
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Birding
Education programs
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife watching
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Reconciliation Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.36
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
30 minutes
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Cultural heritage
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife watching
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Wolf Lake Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.78
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / intermediate
Moderate
Estimated Time
45 minutes
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Accessible trails
Birding
Education programs
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Dog friendly
Kid friendly
Wheelchair friendly
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