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      Bike Park Closed for Season. Opens on April 27
      Bike the trails at Mount Kato. Open Late April through October.
      Over 7 miles of mountain bike trails for the novice to expert rider. 80% wooded single track.

      TRAIL HOURS:
      Sunrise to Sunset



      * Helmets are required on trails at all times *
      Mount Kato Ski Area google parking directions
      Disclaimer:
      TRAIL FEES:
      Payment drop off available. $5 for Day Pass, season pass available for purchase online.

      Please bring correct change or check.
      Activities Click to view
      Bike Park Details
      • 8
      • 7
      • 6

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jan 30, 2024
      Day Ticket
      $5 USD
      Season start
      Apr 27
      Season end
      Oct 27

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      1,475 ft
      Total Vertical
      225 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,008 ft
      Reports
      72
      Photos
      15
      Ridden Counter
      2,918

      Photos of Mount Kato Mountain Bike

      trail: Cabin Run
      73 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:42pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Lookout
      65 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:28pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Staircase
      59 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:24pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      59 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:23pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Mad Squirrel
      85 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:16pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Cedar Climb
      60 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:12pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Shortcut
      53 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:08pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      66 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:07pm
      Sep 23, 2019

      Videos of Mount Kato Mountain Bike

      trail: Compresser
      1:29 | 70 | Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Luge
      0:50 | 105 | Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Ridge Run
      1:21 | 100 | Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Dead Horse
      1:30 | 202 | Sep 23, 2019
      1:20 | 91 | Sep 23, 2019
      trail: Gets Tight
      1:44 | 35 | Sep 23, 2019
      Mount Kato | Mankato, MN
      trail: Compresser
      10:51 | 129 | Jun 11, 2021 , Mankato
      Mount Kato | Mankato, MN
      trail: Dead Horse
      10:51 | 216 | Jun 11, 2021 , Mankato

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Apr 23, 2024 @ 9:16am
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      Oct 13, 2023 @ 12:14pm
      Oct 13, 2023
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      Sep 17, 2023 @ 11:02am
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      Aug 16, 2023 @ 7:42am
      Aug 16, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Ft Lehillier 1 10.5 km
      Indian Lake Conservation Area 10.7 km
      Minneopa State Park4.3 km
      Kiwanis Recreation Area 1 1 24.7 km
      Lake Eagle Park 27.6 km

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      • mount kato activity log | embed map of Mount Kato mountain bike trails | mount kato mountain biking points of interest

      Downloading of trail gps tracks in kml & gpx formats is disabled for Mount Kato.