5.1 miles
Distance
135 ft
Climb
-137 ft
Descent
1,269 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.

An “extended” 5.2 mile loop for a beginner to intermediate mountain biker. Starting and ending 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.

This loop starts on the paved Cuyuna Lakes State Paved Trail heading west across HWY 6 from the parking area and then leading into both segments of South Drag Line trail, continuing again east across HWY 6, and experiencing the full loop of the Haul Road singletrack trail.

These two trails feature Cuyuna’s more appropriate flow and elevation for the first-time cyclist.

Depending on the speed you cycle, this could be a couple of hours, or a full day experience.

The Cuyuna Lakes State Paved Trail is a two-way, two-direction trail. The Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails per this ride loop are a one-way, one-direction loop.

source: Cuyuna.com
Detailed Description
Portsmouth/Yawkey: South Drag Line+Haul Road is a 8261 moderately 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 4 trails. This route climbs 41.3 with a max elevation of 386.7 then descends -41.9.
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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
    32
More Stats for Portsmouth/Yawkey: South Drag Line+Haul Road mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,211 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,239 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,240 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -9%
  • Grade min
    12.5%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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