Minnesota bike trails include former railroad beds and trails winding through prairies and forest. There are incredible urban trails in the Twin Cities and Minnesota pedalers can enjoy fat tire biking in winter.

Notable bike trails include

-Central Lakes State Trail, 55 miles on a former railroad route from Fergus Falls to Osakis

-C.J. Ramstad/North Shore State Trail, 146 miles for mountain biking on a natural surface from Duluth to Grand Marais

-Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, 55+ miles wind through aspen forest

-Douglas State Trail, a mostly level 12.5 miles on an abandoned railroad grade running from northwestern Rochester to Pine Island

-Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, a 51-mile off-street loop through Minneapolis

-Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail, 18 paved miles that connect Harmony and Preston with the Root River State Trail in Minnesota blufflands

-Paul Bunyan State Trail, a 115-mile stretch from Crow Wing State Park to Lake Bemidji State Park

When you play the lottery, all Minnesotans benefit from support for our great outdoors. Lottery dollars support access to natural resources such as Minnesota’s state park system and trails, many of which have benefited from Minnesota Lottery proceeds through the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF).