Lake Independence Regional Trail

The Lake Independence Regional Trail connects Crow-Hassan Park Reserve, Baker Park Reserve, and the Luce Line State Trail. The 10-foot-wide paved trail supports walking, jogging, hiking, dog-walking, inline skating and bicycling. A turf trail for horseback riding and hiking runs parallel within Baker Park Reserve, south of County Road 115.

15.9 miles  |  Paved

Hours 5:00 AM–10:00 PM

Interactive Map of Lake Independence Regional Trail

Trail Closure at County Road 24 and Baker Park Road

Hennepin County will be improving the intersection at County Road 24 and Baker Park Road in Medina from Aug. 6–17 (weather permitting). This will result in closures and improvements of Lake Independence Regional Trail at that location. A trail detour will be provided. 

Trail Construction

The Lake Independence Regional Trail will be closed between TH 55 (Hiawatha Avenue) and Maple Street from Aug. 28–31.

Trails That Connect

It pays to be nice! Learn how to Share the Trail with bicycle and pedestrian traffic.

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Things to do

Bike Trail

Biking

Biker on bridge along Dakota Rail Regional Trail

Biking in Three Rivers is a great way to get the whole family outside. Whether you’re the casual rider or a cyclist in training, you’ll appreciate more than 100 miles of paved off-roadway bike/hike trails that wind through woodlands and grasslands and rim the shorelines of lakes and ponds at our parks.

Dog Trails - On Leash

Dog Trails

Woman walking her dog on a paved trail

Three Rivers offers abundant scenery for you and your dog to enjoy year round, with paved, regional and skijoring/dog sledding trails that are dog-friendly. Dogs on a six-foot non-retractable leash are allowed on all paved trails except where posted otherwise. Owners must pick-up after their dogs.

Hiking

Hiking

Wooded hiking trail

One of the best ways to explore year-round is to head out for a hike on the extensive trail system in Three Rivers. Trails wind through the woodland, grassland and wetland habitats of many species of wildlife. You’ll be amazed at what you might see along the way.