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August 14, 2017
Maria Horton races on the Superior Hiking Trail on Saturday, Aug. 12, in Duluth. The Duluth City Council will decide whether to fund the first phase of what could eventually be a 7-mile mountain bike loop fortified with compacted limestone to prevent erosion on Monday, Aug. 14. (Mike Krebs / Forum News Service)
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
July 21, 2017
There are several spots along the Knife River Hiking Trail where hikers can go down to the Knife River and take pictures, fish or just sit and listen to the sounds of the river. Adelle Whitefoot / Forum News Service
Minnesota's 'gem of a trail' hiking through landowner issues
July 21, 2017 - 8:00am
July 14, 2017
Britt (left) and Maari Rohrbaugh ride their horses on Amity Trail on Thursday, July 13. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 25, 2017
Map courtesy Department of Natural Resources 

A section of the Glacial Lakes State Trail will be closed periodically this summer as updates and repairs are made. A six-mile stretch from the trailhead in Willmar to the south side of Spicer will be resurfaced this summer, along with other improvements.
Trail to be resurfaced from Willmar to Spicer
May 25, 2017 - 8:38am
March 5, 2017
Hallaway Hill is a popular hiking destination at Maplewood State Park each fall in Minnesota's Otter Tail County. The view overlooks two lakes and countless maples. Submitted photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Dokken: Time to pony up for Minnesota's state parks
March 5, 2017 - 10:23am
January 30, 2017
A draft plan for recreational trails in Kandiyohi County will undergo more public review before it is finalized. Public feedback gathered last year indicated people want a variety of opportunities to bike and walk safely, and more connections between county trails and city- and state-owned trail systems. 
Gary Miller / Tribune file photo
Public input shapes goals for Kandiyohi County bike and pedestrian plan
January 30, 2017 - 7:33am
November 17, 2016
New trail route around NLS gets favorable review
November 17, 2016 - 7:15am
September 13, 2016
The New London-Spicer School Board has told the state that the Glacial Lakes State Trail cannot be placed in or alongside outdoor classrooms on school property, like this area near the middle school. The school route was a vital link in the plan to bring the trail from New London to Sibley State Park. Alternative routes through NLS property are being considered.
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Compromise sought for Glacial Lakes State Trail route
September 13, 2016 - 11:50pm
June 14, 2016
State Parks and Trails Director Erika Rivers hosted her first S’mores & More event Saturday to hear the thoughts of state park users at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
State park officials try new approach to hear from campers
June 14, 2016 - 1:52pm
May 3, 2016
A portion of the Glacial Lake State Trail north of Willmar is seen Tuesday. Public input will be taken on Kandiyohi County trails at an open house May 11 in New London. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Open house on Kandiyohi County trail plan to be May 11
May 3, 2016 - 9:21pm
February 27, 2016
Three area trail projects recommended for funding in southwest MN
February 27, 2016 - 12:16am
November 13, 2015
Entrance fees to all 76 state parks and recreation areas in Minnesota will be waived Nov. 27. (TRIBUNE)
Entrance fees to all Minnesota state parks, rec areas to be waived on Black Friday
November 13, 2015 - 11:55am
August 24, 2015
Volunteers invited to join Sept. 26 cleanup of Lac qui Parle Mission site
August 24, 2015 - 12:43am
February 23, 2015
Area lawmakers vie for trails bills to protect towns
February 23, 2015 - 11:57pm
Bonding bill includes $1.3 million for Glacial Lakes Trail extension
May 23, 2014 - 2:00am
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