Exercise and beautiful scenery are motivators enough to get you on the move during your Fergus Falls visit. Whether you’re looking for a place to walk downtown or a long, scenic route to bike, you can choose the River Walk, Ferber Park Mountain Bike Trails, the Central Lakes Trail or one of our state park trails. For details on marked bike trails and snowmobile trails, a map is available at the Fergus Falls Chamber of Commerce.
The Central Lakes Trail features a wide, paved trail for many miles. Originally the Burlington Northern Railway corridor, it covers beautiful scenery past lakes, ponds and old bridges, and you're likely to see beautiful birds along the way. If you’re an experienced biker looking for a long scenic trek or a family looking to get outside, this is the perfect trail for you.
From the trailhead in DeLagoon Park, it’s 55 miles SE to Osakis and then another 46 miles along the Lake Wobegon Trail to St. Joseph. The Central Lakes Trail is open to non-motorized biking, hiking and in-line skating in warm weather and snowmobile riders in the winter.
For bike rental or repair, visit Central Lakes Cycle.
The River Walk is located in downtown Fergus Falls one block south of Lincoln Veterans Park to Union Avenue. Take a stroll along the river. This beautiful and historic path provides interpretive signs highlighting local buildings along the way. One of the highlights is walking across the Central Dam bridge where Fergus Falls used to be. It is a very pleasant and easy walk.
Note: this path includes stairs.