Our “Twin Cities Outdoors Guides” make life easier for you

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Our digital guides: Twin Cities Hiking & Trail Running Guide, Twin Cities Biking Guide and Twin Cities Paddling Guide are the easiest way for you to find our local parks, trails and waterways

Our series of digital Twin Cities Guides—currently for Hiking, Biking and Paddling—are your easiest-to-use resources for getting outside to hike, run, bike, kayak, canoe and standup paddle in our local area.

Each PDF Guide covers all seven counties in the Twin Cities metro: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington. State, regional and county parks and trails are all included.

Besides an overview of these parks and trails, each Guide includes activity-specific extras, all collected in one place to save you time and effort…

For Hikers and Runners:

  • Dog-friendly parks and trails
  • Natural-surface trails in our area
  • Winter hiking and running trails
  • Hiker-friendly local campgrounds
  • Best local trails for long runs

For Bikers:

  • County overview maps of parks and trails
  • Local bike retailers that also rent bikes
  • Fat bike and mountain bike parks and trails
  • Trails for winter biking
  • The best bike trails for families with young children
  • Local campgrounds that are bike-friendly

For Paddlers:

  • State, regional and county parks with a public access on lakes or rivers
  • Local lake chains
  • Best local campgrounds for paddlers
  • Canoe campsites in the metro area
  • Local state and regional river trails
  • Resources for rentals, outfitters and paddling skills courses

And more!

Each PDF Guide provides live links to online maps, PDF maps and other resources. The Table of Contents is also live-linked so you can jump to the chapter you want immediately.

Buy two or all three together and save!

Follow these three easy steps:

  1. Buy one (or more) of our new Guides
  2. Download your copy (or copies)
  3. Get outside on our trails, in our parks and on our waterways!!