Paul Bunyan’s Footsteps.

This close-knit community is steeped in the legend and lore of Paul Bunyan. Pine River is the birthplace of the Paul Bunyan Trail, a multi-use trail for biking and other recreation, which stretches for 100 miles along a former railroad. The Paul Bunyan Trail runs right through the heart of Pine River, which is conveniently located about mid-way along the Trail. You can also enjoy the gorgeous natural scenery and visit neighboring communities around Pine River with a leisurely drive – or ride – along the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway. Feeling like staying put and enjoying the festivals and fun in town? Don’t worry, Paul’s here too! Pine River is proud home to the only pair of Paul Bunyan baby boots – a sure treat for kids of all ages! Learn more at