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Running Trail is great.

My wife and I do 3 to 3.5 mile runs on this trail. People are always courteous including the... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
A3236APmarkw
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N. Mankato, MN, United States
A great ride, run or walk

I ride this trail with my family from Mankato numerous times a year. It links up with the Mankato... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
grlav8r777
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Mankato, Minnesota
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A 13-mile bike trail going from Mankato to Rapidan.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and I do 3 to 3.5 mile runs on this trail. People are always courteous including the cyclists that ride the trail. We start at the Y and turnaround just before Mt. Kato. The trail is much longer for serious runners and cyclists....More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I ride this trail with my family from Mankato numerous times a year. It links up with the Mankato River trail, the trail to Minneopa State Park and the Sakatah trail system. The ride up to the city of Rapidan is beautiful although you have...More

Thank grlav8r777
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Our family took a day trip from Minneapolis to Mankato. We rented bikes from Nicollet Bike shop and got on the trail from their fairly easily. Our kids (11 and 13 years old) enjoyed it a lot. The course is all paved from the edge...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This Biking/running/walking trail runs thru a neighborhood and into the wooded area in west Mankato. Gorgeous with wild flowers. Glimpses of deer, birds, and other wildlife along the way. Pretty and well maintained.Trail goes all the way to Rapidan, total close to 12 miles. Recommended...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We parked and began riding by the depot in Downtown Mankato. After riding along the MN River and traversing south by the YMCA and Mankato West High School, we hooked up with the R.J.T. It is well marked and initially goes through a residential neighborhood...More

1  Thank minniegirl01
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This trail start in residential Mankato but nicely designed and soon gets you into the countryside. I was impressed by the wooded route further south. It was also handy to be able to stay on bike trails all the way back to the Sakatah trail.

Thank murfplace1
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

We drove to Mankato and this trail just to do some biking. The paved part of Red Jacket Trail is pretty flat. Once you hit the roads it has some hills. There were some markers along the way letting us know which way to go...More

Thank savytraverlor43323
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

The ride goes across the historic Red Jacket Bridge...partially in the woods and behind homes in West Mankato

Thank JaBHO43286
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

What would the Mankato area be like without the Red Jacket Trail? A little over six miles mostly on an old railroad bed and across an historic trestle. Most of those who enjoy it today don't realize that it took countless hours of volunteer effort...More

1  Thank Redjackco
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

We parked at Mankato West High School by the trail, and leisurely rode for 50 minutes south. The river crossing was beautiful, be sure to take the trestle route. Slightly uphill some of the time, as another reviewer wrote. We are not avid bikers, just...More

Thank Reg_from_MN
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I don't know. Haven't see a dog on it.
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