The Central Lakes Trail is now Minnesota’s 23rd state trail and runs from Osakis to Fergus Falls. This scenic recreational trail covers 55 miles through the communities of Osakis, Nelson, Alexandria, Garfield, Brandon, Evansville, Melby, Ashby and beyond to Fergus Falls.
The Central Lakes Trail is an all season recreational trail that provides a 14′ wide bituminous surface for safe off road non-motorized travel by biking, walking or rollerblading in the spring , summer and fall. It will also provide safe permanent routes for Central Lakes Trail – Biking, walking or rollerbladingsnowmobiling in the winter (December-April).
This Minnesota tail offers beautiful scenery and an opportunity for families to participate together in some great outdoor activities. It also connects to the Lake Wobegon Trail which covers 60 miles from Osakis to St. Joseph, Minnesota. With the connection of these two trails, this is the longest paved trail system in Minnesota covering over 122 miles.
The Osakis trailhead is located in the Osakis Information Center building near the trail in historic downtown Osakis. There are public restrooms available as well as refreshments, brochures, maps and much more. There is also a large public parking lot to park your vehicle while you are out enjoying the Central Lakes Trail and the Lake Wobegon Trail. Be sure to stop by and check out our wonderful community. For more information on this trail and Osakis, call 800-422-0785
The Central Lakes Trail has 55 miles of 14′ wide bituminous surface.
The Central Lakes Trail is Minnesota’s 23rd State Trail and offers beautiful scenery.
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