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Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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      Region Details
      • 164
      • 123
      • 370
      • 500
      • 140
      • 43

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,775
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,402
      Trails E-Bike
      497
      Trails Hike
      1,514
      Trails Trail Running
      1,506
      Trails Horse
      60
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      30
      Trails Observed Trials
      14
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      26
      Trails Snowmobile
      54
      Trails Snowshoe
      380
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      19
      Trails Nordic Ski
      269
      Total Distance
      2,936 miles
      Total Descent
      193,080 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,439 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,040 ft
      Reports
      31,004
      Photos
      2,059
      Ridden Counter
      165,389

      Popular Minnesota Mountain Biking Trails

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      Galloping Goose - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Galloping Goose - West
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Haul Road - Exit
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Overburden Road - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Auger
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Haul Road - Entrance
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Galloping Goose - North
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Bobsled Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Drag Line - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Novice Skills Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Switchback - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Drag Line - North
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Intermediate
      Lebanon Hills
      Beginner Loop
      Lebanon Hills
      Sand Hog Mountain
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

      Minnesota Mountain Bike Routes

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      Duluth Traverse
      Duluth
      41 miles
      Traverse Trails Full Loop South Start
      Traverse des Sioux Park
      9 miles
      NO SHUTTLE Full Duluth Traverse
      Duluth
      68 miles
      Mahnomen: Galloping Goose (Easy Street) Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      6 miles
      Mahnomen: Skills Loop & Intro to Galloping Goose
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      2 miles
      Mahnomen: Beginner Bicycle Skills Area Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      574 ft
      Scenic Mine Lake Tour
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      16 miles
      The Complete Cuyuna Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      29 miles
      Alt DT (more difficult)
      Duluth
      47 miles
      Lutsen 49er
      Lutsen
      50 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 93 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 386 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,957 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of Minnesota Mountain Bike

      trail: Area 36
      154 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      trail: Area 36
      152 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:58pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      158 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 11:34am
      Aug 26, 2018
      trail: Main Loop
      104 |
      Aug 22, 2018 @ 9:20pm
      Aug 22, 2018
      trail: Main Loop
      103 |
      Aug 22, 2018 @ 9:20pm
      Aug 22, 2018
      trail: Intermediate
      392 |
      Aug 22, 2018 @ 9:12pm
      Aug 22, 2018
      trail: Hard Loop
      328 |
      Aug 21, 2018 @ 10:29am
      Aug 21, 2018
      trail: Deerslayer
      81 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 16, 2017

      Videos of Minnesota Mountain Bike

      Rock roll over
      trail: Hard Loop
      | Jul 4, 2021
      Advanced Feature Skinny
      trail: Hard Loop
      | Jul 4, 2021
      Murphy step down
      trail: Hard Loop
      | Jul 4, 2021
      2021 Jump Line
      | Jul 4, 2021
      Tony Crashed
      108 | May 18, 2021
      Downhilling!
      56 | Dec 2, 2020
      Start of Joe's Diner
      199 | Nov 12, 2020
      Ft Lehillier Blue Loop video Summer 2020
      trail: Green Loop
      19 | Oct 22, 2020

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2630146ClexcenwishlisttrailRavine Rush (Middle)
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 2:14pm
      5 mins
      user #1417399kpmcgurkaddreportCruser's Kettle
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 1:47pm
      32 mins
      user #1598156yoslatercommenttrailNeovison
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 12:56pm
      1 hours
      user #1129937YoungPNWwishlisttrailJackpot
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 12:55pm
      1 hours
      user #2736399jamie1rhaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 11:08am
      3 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1598156yoslatertrailNeovisonAs of now the trail is an ‘out and back’...
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 12:56pm
      1 hours
      user #2363127Devinlk1985trailCruser's KettleThis trail was tough, could of been designed...
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 4:29pm
      22 hours
      user #2251920maxwellseeleytrailPortalThis trail is open. Trail forks needs to...
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 10:51am
      2 days
      user #1796139DanHegstadreportGalloping Goose - WestTree partially down This is on the two-way...
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 11:47am
      Jul 30, 2021
      user #936829namdoogttamtrailAstonishing Bike PathSuper fun. Lots of mid-size rocks interrupting...
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 11:40am
      Jul 30, 2021

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Detroit Mountain Recreation Areabike parkDetroit Lakes
      Giants Ridgebike parkBiwabik
      Mount Katobike parkMankato
      Spirit Mountainbike parkDuluth
      Carver Lake Skillparkskill parkWoodbury

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      Oct 8, 2018
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,3922,284 miles123,419 ft721 miles1,299 ft
      #222,02531,00669163,886
      E-Bike497813 miles51,273 ft315 miles1,050 ft
      #1225,97617993
      Hike1,5142,741 miles163,809 ft898 miles1,440 ft
      #242929,63574,296
      Trail Running1,5062,741 miles163,822 ft898 miles1,440 ft
      #24329,61651,763
      Horse60174 miles4,852 ft64 miles764 ft
      #4716,74533
      Dirtbike/Moto3029 miles1,217 ft8 miles305 ft
      16,5005
      Observed Trials1417 miles778 ft3 miles141 ft
      11130
      ATV/ORV/OHV2631 miles1,811 ft13 miles827 ft
      16,50135
      Snowmobile54400 miles9,439 ft162 miles1,060 ft
      #10299
      Snowshoe380779 miles65,112 ft315 miles1,437 ft
      #251695615
      Backcountry Ski1922 miles4,157 ft4 miles551 ft
      #2625158
      Nordic Ski269354 miles21,670 ft135 miles1,115 ft
      #3737063,485
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