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Mankato River Ramble – Route

October 10, 2021

The River Ramble showcases some of the most beautiful areas of the state at the most beautiful time of year!

October 10, 2021

Below are the 2021 routes


The 12-mile Minneopa Falls Loop

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This trail and road ride (just one mile on shoulder) brings you to Minneopa State Park where you’ll enjoy a 40-foot, two-tiered waterfall. The ride continues down a big hill to the Red Jacket Trail that leads you back to the start.


The 26-mile Pie Run

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This route guides you over the river and up the Red Jacket Trail to the Rapidan Dam Cafe. Enjoy some pie and a dam fine view of the overlook. This is our most popular route and includes 7.5 road miles.


The 42-mile Lake Crystal Loop

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This loop follows the Pie Run up to the Rapidan Dam. Head west from there to Lake Crystal and then north to scenic Judson Road and Minnemishinona Falls County Park. The ride continues through downtown North Mankato and a view of the giant silo mural featured on our t-shirt. Hop on the Minnesota River trail to take you back to Land of Memories Park.