Bemidji MN - Mile 97
The Paul Bunyan Trail, with its northern trailhead in Lake Bemidji State Park, skirts along the shore of Lake Bemidji crossing the Mississippi River just before it turns and makes its way south to the Gulf of Mexico. Bemidji, the “First City on the Mississippi” is a historically charming and beautiful northwoods city. Thirty minutes from the headwaters of the Mississippi River, legendary roadside attractions, Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, stand ready to greet you all year round from the shores of Lake Bemidji. Family fun, year-round recreation, shopping, arts and culture, events and activities await you when you.