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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 136
      • 80
      • 281
      • 307
      • 111
      • 36

      Region Status
      Caution as of 1 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,139
      Trails Mountain Bike
      952
      Trails E-Bike
      216
      Trails Hike
      907
      Trails Trail Running
      902
      Trails Horse
      43
      Trails Dirtbike
      12
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      13
      Trails Snowmobile
      15
      Trails Snowshoe
      64
      Trails Nordic Ski
      74
      Total Distance
      1,727 miles
      Total Descent
      167,834 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,447 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,049 ft
      Reports
      23,214
      Photos
      1,381
      Ridden Counter
      101,839

      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
      Bobsled Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Novice Skills Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Auger
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Overburden Road - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Drag Line - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Galloping Goose - North
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Haul Road - Entrance
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      More Difficult (Blue)
      Lebanon Hills
      Sand Hog Mountain
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Beginner Loop
      Lebanon Hills
      Drag Line - North
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Switchback - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

      Minnesota Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Duluth Traverse
      Duluth
      41 miles
      Traverse Trails Full Loop South Start
      Traverse des Sioux Park
      9 miles
      Death by Piedmont
      Piedmont & Brewer
      7 miles
      2019 COGGS GGG
      Duluth
      44 miles
      Mahnomen: Beginner Bicycle Skills Area Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      574 ft
      Mahnomen: Skills Loop & Intro to Galloping Goose
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      2 miles
      Mahnomen: Galloping Goose (Easy Street) Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      6 miles
      Scenic Mine Lake Tour
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      16 miles
      Lutsen 49er
      Lutsen
      50 miles
      Lutsen 25er
      Lutsen
      25 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 108 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 157 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,630 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of Minnesota Mountain Bike

      trail: Area 36
      113 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      trail: Area 36
      115 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:58pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      109 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 11:34am
      Aug 26, 2018
      trail: Deerslayer
      48 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 16, 2017

      Videos of Minnesota Mountain Bike

      Rocky
      trail: The Edge
      0:16 | 9 | Jun 25, 2020
      Tech Climb
      trail: The Edge
      0:21 | 8 | Jun 25, 2020
      Cherry Jump
      trail: Sand Witch
      0:19 | 9 | Jun 25, 2020
      Gas Can
      trail: Gas Can
      1:13 | 4 | Jun 25, 2020

      Activity Feed

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      user #2217598CraigerMaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 5:05pm
      31 mins
      user #2349864Ddorn424wishlisttrailSouth Loop and 1 more
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 4:14pm
      1 hours
      user #2077697vetygudaddreportWolf Lake South - Trail 4
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 1:23pm
      4 hours
      user #2077697vetygudaddreportSwitchback - North and 7 more
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 1:18pm
      4 hours
      user #1739431dinosoleswishlisttrailJackpot/High Climber
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 7:47am
      10 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #2346100AlwaystimtrailGoatTrail is nice and packed down. Flew down the...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 8:38pm
      2 days
      user #2214792GaryTargaryentrailJackpot/High ClimberAs Benjamin Franklin famously said on the on...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 4:58pm
      2 days
      user #306242gusmanreportCrazy On YouHa ill be riding with you on Friday
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Aug 5, 2020
      user #1671885Creslin003trailJackpot/High ClimberThis trail is everything we could have wanted...
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 7:49pm
      Aug 5, 2020
      user #1671885Creslin003trailJackpot/High ClimberI saw a TON of very large cedar planks where...
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 7:45pm
      Aug 5, 2020

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Detroit Mountain Recreation Areabike parkDetroit Lakes
      Giant's Ridgebike parkBiwabik
      Mount Katobike parkMankato
      Spirit Mountainbike parkDuluth
      Carver Lake Skillparkskill parkWoodbury

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