DNR Historic Fire TowerChiarella Forest Management Area and TrailBreezy Point Walking Trails


Crosslake City Trails
Business Name: Crosslake City Trails
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along the north side of Dagget Pine Rd. past the Crosslake Park, Playground, Library and Community Center
(218) 692-4271

Offering scenic rolling hills, this paved path for pedestrians and bicyclists starts at the Community Center and includes over 3 miles of natural hiking trails. In the winter, these trails are transformed into great cross country skiing routes.

DNR Historic Fire Tower
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.7 miles east of Pequot Lakes on Cty Rd 11
Pequot Lakes

Hike a trail to climb one of the few remaining useable fire towers in Minnesota and see the vast expanse of forest surrounding the lakes area. Built in 1934, the fire tower is listed on the National Register of Historic Towers. Parking and picnic facilities welcome travelers to this site. This is a favorite spot for geocachers, too, so don't forget your GPS — and a camera!

Chiarella Forest Management Area and Trail
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A 77-acre tract of land featuring Norway pine and wildlife-attracting shrubs. Hiking trails run throughout the property. Great birding site.

Breezy Point Walking Trails
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Two miles of trails are located in the City of Breezy Point. The trail can be accessed from Winter Trail off Ranchette Drive. Users can park on the roadside, or in the Ice Arena lot and walk over to the trail

Cuyuna State Recrational Area
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15 miles northeast

Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area is located in the St. Louis Moraines Subsection that was formed at the leading edge of repeating glacial advances. Its range of hills contain coarse gravel-like materials and boulders pockmarked with countless lakes, ponds, and bogs. Glacial drift in the area ranges from 100 to 200 feet in depth.