McGregor, Minnesota

Top Spots in and near McGregor

  • Crosby, Minnesota

    Camp and Mountain Bike Cuyana State Recreation Area

    4.5
    Cuyuna Lakes Recreation Area has put a lot of time, money and resources into building this amazing IMBA trail system. There are 5 different trail sections with varying degrees of difficulty and length. They boast "over 30 purpose-built routes to choose from" and "everyone from beginner to pro can...
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  • Wahkon, Minnesota

    Mile Lacs Lake Loop from Father Hennepin State Park Campgroung

    2.01 mi / 98 ft gain
    Mile Lacs Lake Loop from Father Hennepin State Park Campgroung is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Isle, Minnesota.
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  • Cuyuna Lake Trail, Minnesota

    Catch a Sunset at Cuyuna State Recreational Area

    4.5
    Cuyuna is widely known for its world class mountain biking. However, did you know it's also one of the best places to watch the sun rise and set. Not to mention it's so rarely frequented that only the locals use it as a campground. There are two different options when going to Cuyuna to watch a s...
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  • Ironton, Minnesota

    Paddle Huntington Mine

    Whether you're stoked on mountain biking or want to get out on a canoe or SUP, Cuyuna is an awesome outdoor rec spot. There's plenty of parking and bathrooms near the landing here, plus handicap-accessible ramps to the water and adaptable trails nearby (great for people with mobility devices and ...
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  • Askov, Minnesota

    Hike the Quarry Loop Trail

    5.0
    2.4 mi / 40 ft gain
    The Quarry Loop is an easy hike in Banning State Park, which draws its name from the abandoned sandstone quarry you pass along the way. The trail's rival attraction is the whitewater of the Kettle River, visible as you hike, including the Blueberry Slide, Mother's Delight, and Dragon's Tooth rapi...
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  • Sandstone, Minnesota

    Wolf Creek Falls

    3.8
    1.63 mi / 180 ft gain
    Just off of Highway 35 near Sandstone, Minnesota, Banning State Park provides several areas to explore including the Kettle River, Historic Sandstone Quarry, and my favorite - Wolf Creek Falls. While the Kettle River is a popular attraction for hikers as well as kayakers, the scenic hike to Wolf...
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  • Onamia, Minnesota

    Hike the Minnesota Hiking Club Trail in Mille Lacs Kathio

    3.2 mi
    Tucked away in the trees next to the popular Lake Mille Lacs and roughly 90 minutes from Minneapolis, MN, lies Mille Lacs Kathio State Park. Of great importance to the Native American tribes that originally inhabited the area, this park is a wooded oasis from the big city. With 35 miles of wood...
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  • Pequot Lakes, Minnesota

    Upgaard WMA Loop

    5.0
    1.83 mi / 157 ft gain
    Upgaard WMA Loop is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Ideal, Minnesota.
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  • Esko, Minnesota

    Hike the Carlton Trail at Jay Cooke State Park

    5.0
    4 mi
    Hike the trails at Jay Cooke State Park in the autumn to see a stunning display of red, gold, and orange foliage colors lining the banks of the St. Louis river. Beginning at the River Inn Visitors Center at the park's headquarters, head over to the newly rebuilt swinging suspension bridge crossin...
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Top Activities

Camping and Lodging in McGregor

Sandy Lake
McGregor, Minnesota

Sandy Lake

Getaway Kettle River
Willow River, Minnesota

Getaway Kettle River

From $129 / night

Cross Lake Recreation Area
Crosslake, Minnesota

Cross Lake Recreation Area

Cross Lake Day Use
Crosslake, Minnesota

Cross Lake Day Use

Cloquet / Duluth KOA Journey
Cloquet, Minnesota

Cloquet / Duluth KOA Journey

Pokegama Dam Campground
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Pokegama Dam Campground

Guides, Insights and Stories from McGregor

5 Of The Best Beginner Backpacking Trips In Minnesota

5 Of The Best Beginner Backpacking Trips In Minnesota

Joe Whitson

You must visit these 4 places on a Minnesota road trip!

You must visit these 4 places on a Minnesota road trip!

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5 Scenic Fall Hikes along Minnesota's North Shore

5 Scenic Fall Hikes along Minnesota's North Shore

Allison Herreid

6 Reasons to Visit Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Wilderness

6 Reasons to Visit Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Wilderness

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Where Nature Roams Free: The Boundary Waters

Where Nature Roams Free: The Boundary Waters

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