Dakota Rail Regional Trail
Information updated March 2022
The Dakota Regional Trail connects Lester Prairie to Carver and Hennepin counties.
Where: The trail is a former railroad corridor extending 44 miles from Hutchinson to Wayzata.
The trail accommodates the planned uses of walking, hiking, biking, jogging, dog walking, and inline skating.
Features: The trail is paved from McLeod Co. Rd. 1 in Lester Prairie to the east.
No motorized vehicles are allowed except snowmobiles, which can be used west of McLeod County Road 9. Snowmobiles are not permitted on the trail anywhere in Carver County.