Public Hiking Trail Maps

Belwin Conservancy maintains more than 7 miles of trails for public use, open daily from dawn to dusk. The rustic trails at Stagecoach Prairie and Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Field natural areas allow you to immerse yourself in native prairie, woodland, and wetland, and are always free and open.

Dogs on leashes are allowed at both areas. Please follow the Leave No Trace principle when you visit. For more info, please visit Rules and Guidelines. Thank you for helping us protect these native ecosystems!

Stagecoach Prairie - Free and open every day, dawn to dusk

825 Stagecoach Trl. S, Afton, MN
Open daily from dawn to dusk. Please stay on trails and keep your dogs on leash. There are no restroom facilities available. An interpretive guide to this area can be found here.

Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields trails - Free and open every day, dawn to dusk

Parking available at the bison viewing lot, located south of the fields at 15555 Division St., Afton, MN.
Dogs are not allowed on the athletic fields, but they can accompany you on the surrounding prairie trails. Please keep your dogs on leash and stay on the trails. There are no restroom facilities available.

Belwin Conservancy Education Center Trails

Trails and facilities at the Belwin Conservancy Education Center are open on a limited basis. During the school year, the public is invited to explore the area on the third Saturday of the month.

General Information:

  • No dogs or bicycles allowed.
  • Facilities are available for check-in, directions, and restrooms. Face masks are required to enter buildings.
  • Please respect our neighbors' lands by staying on Belwin Conservancy trails and within our boundaries.

Visit our events page for more details.