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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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

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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
  • 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
      • 131
      • 43
      • 230
      • 268
      • 101
      • 28

      Region Status
      Caution as of 3 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      MORC
      (www.morcmtb.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #21
      Trails (view details)
      895
      Trails Mountain Bike
      804
      Trails E-Bike
      133
      Trails Hike
      709
      Trails Trail Running
      708
      Trails Horse
      13
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      11
      Total Distance
      1,350 miles
      Total Descent
      151,352 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,300 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,901 ft
      Reports
      19,981
      Photos
      951
      Ridden Counter
      66,494

      Popular Minnesota Mountain Biking Trails

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      Novice Skills Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Galloping Goose - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Galloping Goose - West
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Bobsled Loop
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Auger
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Drag Line - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Haul Road - Exit
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Grizzly
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Overburden Road - South
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Haul Road - Entrance
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Galloping Goose - North
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Switchback - North
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Sand Hog Mountain
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      Endo Alley
      Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
      More Difficult (Blue)
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      Minnesota Mountain Bike Routes

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      Traverse Trails Full Loop South Start
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      2019 COGGS GGG
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      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 16 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 26 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 693 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Minnesota Mountain Bike

      trail: Area 36
      75 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      trail: Area 36
      75 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:58pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      61 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 11:34am
      Aug 26, 2018
      trail: Deerslayer
      34 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 16, 2017

      Videos of Minnesota Mountain Bike

      Friday Fails Submission
      0:22 | 109 | Oct 22, 2019
      non biker try jump
      0:04 | 38 | Oct 7, 2019
      Friday Fails Submission
      0:08 | 99 | Oct 3, 2019
      trail: Compresser
      1:29 | 3 | Sep 23, 2019

      Activity Feed

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      user #1958514StromboliwishlisttrailBrownie Lake
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 12:10pm
      1 hours
      user #1958514StromboliwishlisttrailBL Expert 1 and 5 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 12:10pm
      1 hours
      user #1163564jertaddreportAccess Road and 33 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 10:31am
      3 hours
      user #1958514StromboliwishlisttrailBack Loop and 19 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 10:25am
      3 hours
      user #1958514StromboliwishlisttrailAstonishing Bike Path and 11 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 10:24am
      3 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #1550136SlednucktrailJackpotWas hoping to ride this Sunday but will it...
      Sep 25, 2019 @ 8:17am
      Sep 25, 2019
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      Sep 23, 2019 @ 8:27pm
      Sep 23, 2019
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      Sep 22, 2019 @ 4:24pm
      Sep 22, 2019
      user #773845petergunstrailIron LadyThis is not actually Iron Lady! Please...
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 1:14pm
      Sep 22, 2019
      user #1441164StevebigbasstrailJackpotEasily the best trail in Minnesota. Has a...
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 5:04pm
      Sep 20, 2019

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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