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      Region Details
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      • 159
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      3,066
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,869
      Trails E-Bike
      865
      Trails Hike
      2,251
      Trails Trail Running
      2,158
      Trails Horse
      88
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      34
      Trails Observed Trials
      18
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      28
      Trails Snowmobile
      88
      Trails Snowshoe
      689
      Trails Downhill Ski
      93
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      28
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1,046
      Total Distance
      4,479 miles
      Total Descent
      251,636 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,439 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,040 ft
      Reports
      38,375
      Photos
      2,922
      Ridden Counter
      230,601

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Boundary Waters Traverse
      Jan 18, 2022 from trailrunnermag.com
      Alex Falconer set out to traverse the Boundary Waters of Minnesota in May 2021. He would ultimately set a new FKT on the 110-mile stretch.
      Minnesota’s Most Spectacular Hikes
      Aug 23, 2021 from backpacker.com
      Experience the beauty of fall foliage in Minnesota with these bucket list hikes
      Interview: Wesley Ferguson on Mountain Biking as a Black Man
      Oct 23, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Wesley works at a non-profit bike shop in Minneapolis that's working to improve diversity in the cycling world, and he's recently gotten into...
      Destination Showcase: Duluth & Lebanon Hills, Minnesota
      Aug 7, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Check out two more of the top places to mountain bike in Minnesota.

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

      Minnesota Mountain Bike Routes

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      Blue Loop
      Memorial Park
      4 miles
      Duluth Traverse
      Lester Park Trails
      41 miles
      The Grand Tour
      Memorial Park
      6 miles
      Traverse Trails Full Loop South Start
      Traverse des Sioux Park
      9 miles
      NO SHUTTLE Full Duluth Traverse
      Duluth
      68 miles
      Split Rock Wilds big XC loop
      Split Rock Wilds
      16 miles
      2021 MCA Race #6 Course Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      4 miles
      Death by Piedmont
      Piedmont & Brewer
      7 miles
      North Maintenance Route
      Memorial Park
      2 miles
      Westend Girls
      Eastwood Park
      2 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 21 rides
      Yesterday
      • 339 rides
      Past Week
      • 2,223 rides

      Photos of Minnesota Mountain Bike

      74 |
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      69 |
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      184 |
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 4:25pm
      Nov 5, 2020
      168 |
      Nov 5, 2020 @ 4:23pm
      Nov 5, 2020
      trail: Area 36
      199 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      trail: Area 36
      205 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:58pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      208 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 11:34am
      Aug 26, 2018
      trail: Deerslayer
      109 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 16, 2017

      Videos of Minnesota Mountain Bike

      Apple Wooden Features
      trail: Apple
      5 | Aug 1, 2022
      OTB and Joining the Collarbone Club
      66 | Jul 26, 2022
      trail: 2112
      8 | Jul 19, 2022
      Controlled Berm
      21 | Dec 1, 2021
      East Loop (Back)
      6 | Dec 1, 2021
      Shore Shimmy (upper)
      5 | Dec 1, 2021
      Shore Shimmy Trail
      12 | Nov 30, 2021
      East Loop Out
      12 | Nov 29, 2021

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1277160MTBshreddraddreportHaul Road - Entrance and 3 more
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 6:27am
      57 mins
      user #3136799CdS3hH3BriddentrailSt Olaf Natural Lands Singletrack and 1 more
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 11:28pm
      8 hours
      user #3136799CdS3hH3BriddentrailBeginner Loop
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 11:27pm
      8 hours
      user #3136799CdS3hH3BriddentrailShattuck St. Mary's
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 11:27pm
      8 hours
      user #2391574JoehightaddreportParking Lot to Grizz and 2 more
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 9:06pm
      10 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #936829namdoogttamtrailAlt-Line360-degree photo from top of this technical...
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 6:14am
      2 days
      user #2268012trusstrusstrailDemo TrailDemo Trail is good and well worth the side...
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 6:50am
      Aug 8, 2022
      user #2268012trusstrusstrailChuteQuestion: is Chute the interesting way to come...
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 6:39am
      Aug 8, 2022
      user #3105422evanpeterwtrailRock Knob TrailThe rocks are fun, but the descent down...
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 9:27pm
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #3105422evanpeterwtrailUMD (NCT/SHT)A really wonderful chunk of trail. The section...
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 9:22pm
      Aug 7, 2022

      Local Badges

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Bike & Skill Parks

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

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      Pinkbike Articles

      Jul 19, 2019
      Destination Showcase: Detroit Lakes &amp; Cuyuna, Minnesota Destination Showcase: Detroit Lakes & Cuyuna, Minnesota
      Check out two of the best locations for mountain biking in Minnesota.
      Oct 19, 2021
      Oregon's 5 Most Popular Trail Networks According to Trailforks Data Oregon's 5 Most Popular Trail Networks According to Trailforks Data
      Oregon is one of the most revered parts of the country amongst the mountain bike community, with riding opportunities that reflect the diverse...
      Aug 7, 2019
      Destination Showcase: Duluth &amp; Lebanon Hills, Minnesota Destination Showcase: Duluth & Lebanon Hills, Minnesota
      Check out two more of the top places to mountain bike in Minnesota.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,8673,041 miles132,011 ft987 miles1,335 ft
      #232,81738,011107224,279
      E-Bike8651,494 mile64,268 ft569 miles1,132 ft
      #1230,193171,707
      Hike2,2513,902 miles190,230 ft1,310 mile1,440 ft
      #273835,996136,690
      Trail Running2,1583,809 miles186,093 ft1,277 mile1,440 ft
      #27335,97683,291
      Horse88226 miles6,394 ft83 miles833 ft
      #5116,87958
      Dirtbike/Moto3440 miles1,388 ft11 miles581 ft
      316,48320
      Observed Trials1840 miles1,260 ft13 miles574 ft
      11747
      ATV/ORV/OHV2852 miles2,743 ft21 miles883 ft
      #45116,47750
      Snowmobile88480 miles11,027 ft188 miles1,060 ft
      #2512718
      Snowshoe6891,416 mile77,005 ft529 miles1,437 ft
      #171,04781,083
      Downhill Ski9322 miles14,888 ft20 miles764 ft
      607940
      Backcountry Ski2829 miles1,375 ft7 miles558 ft
      #33610200
      Nordic Ski1,0461,394 mile56,355 ft499 miles1,424 ft
      #34131,6916,559
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