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We biked this trail to a few times and it was always quiet and a nice easy ride. You can also... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Excellent metro Bike Trail but traffic noise sometimes ruins an otherwise perfect ride

I’ve biked the Dakota Rail Trail from Spring Park to Wayzata and back almost everyday for 4 years... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We biked this trail to a few times and it was always quiet and a nice easy ride. You can also walk it and not feel like you are going to get run over by the bikers. It is nice and shady and well maintained.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank baseballmom11_10
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I’ve biked the Dakota Rail Trail from Spring Park to Wayzata and back almost everyday for 4 years now. It’s a great trail with some beautiful views and sights along the way. It offers beautiful views of Lake Minnetonka and a historic railroad tressel crossing...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mark61217
Reviewed 15 October 2017

PARKING IS A HUGE ISSUE! Aside from that, this is a lovely trail. Paving makes it excellent for rollerbladers as well as for bikers and walkers. In the Wayzata-Orono-Minnetonka Beach sections, you are very conscious of being close to Lake Minnetonka. Farther west, you go...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MN_Mimi13
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I bike from Wayzata to Minneapolis almost every weekday, but still enjoy heading West from Wayzata on the occasional weekend because this trail is so beautiful. There are no hills to wear you out and the scenery is second to none for a trail located...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank WayzataMNTraveler
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a paved travel and pretty flat. From Wayzata to St. Boni it's about 16 miles one way. In St. Boni there is good restaurant to eat or get something to drink before you head back.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Eaglespro
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The trail experience is as long as you want, all day even. There are great views of lake Minnetonka and you go through some small towns where you can get foood. There is even a Drive in restaurant that you bike path. Best trail in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Toni L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We use this trail every week for biking walking and general travel. Goes all the way from Wayzata to New Germany, but we have never bees west that far. Usually stop in St Bonnie, for a smoothie or healthy salad. Dakota Junction is also a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TonkamanMN
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We ride the Dakota Trail from Wayzata to Mound and then on to St. Boni. Love this ride as we cross Lake Minnetonka at Crystal Bay.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank retiredyoungat55
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I bike along this trail, and have taken it from Wayzata to Waconia, a 15-mile trip one-way. The scenery is beautiful and the trail is flat, as it was converted from a rail trail. During summer of 2017, there is a detour through Mound, with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank halfcafqueen
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Bike trail runs 23 miles of paved asphalt starts in wayzata or New Germany, runs along lake Minnetonka and into farm country to the west. Restaurants along the way with a couple ice cream shops. Make sure to stop at the Gale farms Three Rivers...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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