2.7 miles
Distance
65 ft
Climb
-65 ft
Descent
1,241 ft
High Point

WARNING ⚠: Please read the IMBA Responsible Riding Rules of the Trail prior to riding.
WARNING ⚠: Please read the safety warnings on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Trail Map.

This 2.9 mile beginner/intermediate-friendly mountain biking singletrack ride loop features both the Cuyuna Lakes State Paved Trail and both loops of the South Drag Line singletrack trail south of the Portsmouth Mine Lake. This loop starts and finishes at the Croft Mine Historical parking lot just north of the City of Crosby, on MN HWY 6.

Currently you do not need a Minnesota State Park vehicle permit to park in the Croft Mine Historical parking lot.

You’ll enjoy biking the following trails:

◙ Cuyuna Lakes State Paved Trail heading West out of the Croft Mine Historial parking lot.
◙ Continue west on the Cuyuna Lakes State Paved Trail.
◙ Cycle past the first mountain bike trail you see to your left.
◙ Turn left onto the Drag Line singletrack trail (by Trail Kiosk and Picnic Shelter) off the Cuyuna Lakes State Paved Trail.
◙ Complete the first loop of Drag Line.
◙ Continue on the Cuyuna Lakes State Paved Trail until you reach the continuation of the Drag Line singletrack trail.
◙ Cycle this segment of South Drag Line and cycle back on to the Cuyuna Lakes State Paved Trail that will bring you back to the parking lot or you could session the same trails again for additional smiles per hour.
◙ It should be noted, the second loop of the Drag Line singletrack trail is more difficult than the first loop.

Depending on your mountain biking speed, this could be an hour or a half-day experience.

This ride route features one-way, one-direction singletrack trail.

source: Cuyuna.com
Detailed Description
Portsmouth: South Drag Line Full Loop is a 4387 less popular easy route located near Crosby Minnesota. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 2 trails. This route climbs 19.7 with a max elevation of 378.2 then descends -19.9.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for Portsmouth: South Drag Line Full Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,211 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,239 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,240 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -4.3%
  • Grade min
    8.7%
  • Distance climb
    2,552 ft
  • Distance down
    5,151 ft
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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