Looking for a fun place to get outside and enjoy the fall colors this October? Join us at the Minnesota Zoo for miles of scenic trails, including our Medtronic Minnesota Trail and our outdoor Northern Trail. The Zoo is the perfect place to “get in your steps,” as well can connect with nature in places like our Hanifl Family Wild Woods nature play area. Our Wells Fargo Family Farm is another must-see destination this fall, with bright red barns and a variety of animals that will connect you to Minnesota’s agricultural roots. So come and explore the beauty of Minnesota in all its autumn glory at the Minnesota Zoo.

How many steps can be taken at the Minnesota Zoo?

  • Medtronic Minnesota Trail – 250 steps
  • Tropics Trail – 680 steps
  • Loop around the Lake – 800 steps
  • Main Zoo entrance through Tropics Trail and Minnesota Trail, then back to the entrance –1585 steps
  • Northern Trail Loop from Central Plaza – 2500 steps**Walkers can add another 2,400 steps if they walk to the Wells Fargo Family Farm, open for the season through November 30.