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      Abandoned by mining companies more than 30 years ago, this area of former mining pits and rock deposit stockpiles now boasts regenerated vegetation and clear lakes that draw a wide range of recreation enthusiasts. Twenty-five miles of natural shoreline can be explored by boat or canoe and anglers can cast a line for trout, northern, bass, crappie, or sunfish.

      As one of Minnesota's newest State Recreation Areas, Cuyuna's 5,000 acres are mostly undeveloped.

      Park Highlights
      * Camping
      * Trout Fishing
      * Canoeing
      * Mountain Biking
      * Scuba Diving
      * Fat Biking


      Office Hours

      Best time to contact the park:

      Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

      Contact

      307 3rd Street
      Ironton, MN 56455

      tel: 218-546-5926

      fax: 218-546-7369

      email: cuyuna.statepark@state.mn.us

      Getting There

      The recreation area is located near the communities of Crosby and Ironton.

      GPS coordinates:
      Office: N46° 28.723' W93° 58.597'
      Portsmouth Campground: N46° 29.036' W93° 59.563'
      Miner's Mountain Rally Center: N46° 29.06' W93° 59.563'
      Yurts: N46° 29.977' W93° 56.686'
      source: MN DNR
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: State Park
      Land Manager: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR)
      Rally Center Parking - South google parking directions
      Access Info:
      DIRECTIONS FROM THE WEST (HWY 210)
      * Easterly on US Highway 10 to Motley, MN
      * Continue easterly along MN Highway 210 to Ironton, MN
      * Turn left onto Irene Avenue N/County Road 30 (Ironton water tower to right)
      * Continue to Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area entrance

      DIRECTIONS FROM THE EAST (HWY 210)
      ​* Westerly along MN Highway 210
      * Turn right onto MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6/Archibald Road at Deerwood, MN (Holiday gas station to the right)
      * Continue westerly along MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6/Archibald Road to Crosby, MN
      * Turn left onto 3rd Avenue SW/MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6 (Crosby Serpent sign directly ahead)
      * Turn right onto Irene Avenue N/County Road 30 (Ironton water tower to right)
      * Continue to Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area entrance

      DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH (HWY 371)
      * Southerly on MN Highway 371
      * Turn left onto MN Highway Highway 210 (Kohls on the left)
      * Turn left onto Irene Avenue N/County Road 30 (Ironton water tower to right)
      * Continue to Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area entrance

      DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH (HWY 169)
      *​ South on US Highway 169
      * Merge onto MN Highway 210 at Aitkin, MN
      * Continue westerly along MN Highway 210
      * Turn right onto MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6/Archibald Road at Deerwood, MN (Holiday gas station to the right)
      * Continue westerly along MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6/Archibald Road to Crosby, MN
      * Turn left onto 3rd Avenue SW/MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6 (Crosby Serpent sign directly ahead)
      * Turn right onto Irene Avenue N/County Road 30 (Ironton water tower to right)
      * Continue to Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area entrance

      DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH (I-94)
      * Westerly on US Interstate 94 to Clearwater, MN
      * Take Exit. 178 (MN-24)
      * Turn right on MN Highway 24 to Clear Lake, MN
      * Turn left onto US Highway 10
      * Continue northwesterly to Little Falls, MN
      * Take a slight right to merge onto MN Highway 371
      * Continue northerly to Baxter, MN
      * Turn right at MN Highway 210 (Costco on the far left; at railroad tracks)
      * Continue Easterly along MN Highway 210 to Ironton, MN
      * Turn left onto Irene Avenue N/County Road 30 (Ironton water to right)
      * Continue to Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area entrance

      DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH (HWY 169)
      * Northerly on US Highway 169 to Garrison, MN
      * Turn left onto MN Highway 18 (Mille Lacs Lake Concourse to the right; Y Store to the left)
      * Turn right onto MN Highway 6 to Deerwood, MN
      * Left onto MN Highway 210 (Deerstand restaurant on the right)
      * Turn right onto MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6/Archibald Road at Deerwood, MN (Holiday gas station to the right)
      * Continue westerly along MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6/Archibald Road to Crosby, MN
      * Turn left onto 3rd Avenue SW/MN Highway 210/MN Highway 6 (Crosby Serpent sign directly ahead)
      * Turn right onto Irene Avenue N/County Road 30 (Ironton water tower to right)
      * Continue to Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area entrance
      Disclaimer:
      To park in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, MN State Park Permits are required.

      Permits are $7 for one day or $35 for one year. Permits can be purchased here: https://reservemn.usedirect.com/MinnesotaWeb/Memberships/CustomerPermitEntry.aspx , the kiosks on site (day only) or at the MN DNR office in Ironton, MN.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of 1 day
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      74
      Trails Mountain Bike
      84
      Trails E-Bike
      76
      Trails Hike
      62
      Trails Trail Running
      62
      Trails Snowshoe
      7
      Total Distance
      49 miles
      Total Descent
      5,760 ft
      Total Vertical
      214 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,401 ft
      Reports
      3,362
      Photos
      214
      Ridden Counter
      47,715

      Photos of Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Demo Trail
      1 |
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 8:16pm
      1 day
      trail: Demo Trail
      1 |
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 8:15pm
      1 day
      trail: Hopper Hill
      2 |
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 8:14pm
      1 day
      trail: Sledgehammer
      6 |
      Oct 22, 2021 @ 7:11am
      Oct 22, 2021
      56 |
      May 27, 2020 @ 4:16am
      May 27, 2020
      trail: Bobsled Loop
      395 |
      Oct 17, 2017 @ 7:46pm
      Oct 17, 2017
      143 |
      Sep 12, 2017 @ 7:15am
      Sep 12, 2017
      trail: Bobsled Loop
      264 |
      Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:53pm
      Sep 4, 2016

      Videos of Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      youtuber The best trail I rode this year!
      trail: Drawpoint
      4:21 | 15 | Oct 22, 2021 , Crosby
      Drawpoint | Cuyuna Recreation Area | Crosby, MN
      trail: Drawpoint
      6:50 | 54 | Sep 2, 2021 , Crosby
      Winze | Cuyuna Recreation Area | Crosby, MN
      trail: Winze
      2:31 | 38 | Aug 26, 2021 , Crosby
      Sinter | Cuyuna Recreation Area | Crosby, MN
      trail: Sinter
      4:40 | 90 | Aug 19, 2021 , Crosby
      youtuber Pushing my comfort level and overcoming self...
      trail: Sinter
      16:13 | 60 | Aug 17, 2021 , Crosby
      youtuber Pushing my comfort level and overcoming self...
      trail: Drawpoint
      16:13 | 20 | Aug 9, 2021 , Crosby
      Does Drawpoint deliver? | Cuyuna Mountain Biking
      trail: Drawpoint
      8:17 | 163 | Jun 21, 2021 , Crosby
      Drawpoint Trail || Cuyuna Mountain Biking ||...
      trail: Drawpoint
      6:03 | 132 | May 30, 2021 , Crosby

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Activity Feed

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      user #2736399jamie1rhaddphoto in My City and 2 more
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 8:14pm
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      Oct 24, 2021 @ 7:32pm
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      user #1361362ccenglandaddreportMan Cage and 3 more
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 3:17pm
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      Oct 24, 2021 @ 2:02pm
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      Recent Comments

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      user #2847899ClarkBremertrailSwitchback - SouthOn the DNR Maps, this is called Galloping Goose.
      Sep 9, 2021 @ 12:10pm
      Sep 9, 2021
      user #2847899ClarkBremertrailSwitchback - NorthThe last 1000 ft or so on the east end between...
      Sep 9, 2021 @ 12:08pm
      Sep 9, 2021
      user #2847899ClarkBremertrailBobsled LoopTrailforks shows this trail as being 2-way. ...
      Sep 9, 2021 @ 7:36am
      Sep 9, 2021
      user #2364718fatbottomgirltrailRoly PolyThis is a fantastic trail system. Great for...
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 5:06pm
      Aug 31, 2021
      user #1261865provin1327trailSinterThe description is spot on. Eveey feature has...
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 7:40pm
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8449 miles5,761 ft15 miles213 ft
      #53#192143,3082015,455
      E-Bike7648 miles5,623 ft15 miles213 ft
      #25#72,5931067
      Hike6244 miles4,692 ft14 miles200 ft
      #59#282,544567
      Trail Running6244 miles4,692 ft14 miles200 ft
      #58#282,5433117
      Snowshoe76 miles361 ft1 mile79 ft
      #39#248554
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