Glacial Ridge Trail


  • DesignationState Byway
  • LocationMN
  • Length425 miles
Dedicated Byway Visitor Information
Willmar Lakes Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Statewide Byway Partners
Downloadable Minnesota Byways Map
Explore Minnesota Tourism
Glacial Ridge Trail
Explore Alexandria MN Photo


The Glacial Ridge Trail Scenic Byway is the gateway to West Central Minnesota! The trail is not a linear experience, with a beginning and an end. It is a labyrinth of roads that can take you on many different routes all while enjoying a scenic drive throughout five counties. It allows you to create your own adventure, choosing the point of interests you want to explore and it entices you to come back often to experience more! The trail provides access to West Central Minnesota’s abundant natural resources, recreational opportunities, and historical and cultural character, all while offering modern, convenient travel accommodations.

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