Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Austin area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Austin, Minnesota

Austin, Minnesota map area

Austin, Minnesota

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Austin Trails

Shooting Star State Trail


Albert Lea


Regional Trails

Austin is located 20 miles east of Albert Lea in Southeastern Minnesota.

Austin has an expansive system of paved recreational trails for bike riding and walking that sans through much of the city. The trails connect several communities with schools, commercial centers and parks.

Shooting Star State Trail

The Shooting Star State Trail is a 20-mile long paved pathway located 9 miles to the southeast of Austin. The trail spans between Rose Creek and LeRoy. The Shooting Star State Trail goes through the beautiful countryside, past farmland, tall grass prairie and through rural communities. A postion of the trail travels through Lake Louise State Park. Other attractions along the trail include the Rustic Retreat Wildlife Management Area, Shooting Star Prairie Scientific and Natural Area, Taopi Prairie Interpretive Area, and Mower County Natural and Scenic Area.

Future plans for the Shooting Star State Trail will connect the trail to Austin and Lyle.

Read more about the Shooting Star State Trail


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Austin, Minnesota.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Minnesota

Below is a list of links to individual maps and descriptions for recreational trails located throughout Minnesota. There are also many other recreational trails that are included on the maps for their location.

Visit our Map of State and Regional Recreational Trails in Minnesota

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