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Central Lakes Trail

206 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1417
+1 320-763-3161
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Just to get outside and enjoy the day.

Very nice trail. It is tared and ready to walk, jog or bike. There is a couple parks along the... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
shane44
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Alexandria, mn
the go to place for a bike ride

The trail kind of starts at Big Ole. The parking lot is always full of bikers and walkers. It is... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
JMD1958
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Minnesota
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“fergus falls” (5 reviews)
“bike ride” (3 reviews)
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206 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1417
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+1 320-763-3161
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very nice trail. It is tared and ready to walk, jog or bike. There is a couple parks along the trail as well to explore..

Thank shane44
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The trail kind of starts at Big Ole. The parking lot is always full of bikers and walkers. It is very close to my house so I use this trail when I walk. It also has an extended trail that goes kind of around the...More

Thank JMD1958
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a great bike trail in MN. We usually drive to Garfield and park at the picnic shelter in Garfield. (trail head - can park and hop on the trail here) This trail has several spots with either a bench or a picnic shelter...More

Thank travelingmom1955
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

we did 2 sections of this trail. first day we went north out of alex to Garfield and back. pretty easy riding, all paved trail. some nice little lakes and parks on this route. second day we went south out of alex down to Osakis...More

Thank Daveptaz
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Smooth, paved with very little streets to cross. Beautiful views of different lakes. We started by the Ole statue. It had a portapotty and a bike fixing station. Very quiet and not a lot of people on a weekday!

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We set out on a mission for ice cream. Started in Alexandria and set out for Tip Top Ice Cream Shop in Osakis. Nice, flat trail for my 8 year old. Great half way point in Nelson. Lots of nature along the way to entertain....More

Thank TDJ10
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to exercise outdoors,(during summer)!!! either jogging, biking. The trail goes around different lakes.

Thank mgorenam
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We have biked many of the trails in MN but never Central Lakes. Must say we were very impressed. The trail is nice and wide, it is like you are on a small road, and very well maintained. The scenery is beautiful, we really liked...More

Thank RJM402
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Beautiful, next to a lake! Great for short or long distances. We did the 2 mile trail. It was great.

Thank Jess x
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Start at Fergus Falls with a NW wind and buzz to Alexandria 47 miles. Towns along the way have a lot of history. Dalton (do not miss main street for a quaint little town. County Life as it use to be. Ashby you should find...More

Thank BouncySonnyMac
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