8.5 miles
Distance
72 ft
Climb
-74 ft
Descent
755 ft
High Point

A fast fun 8 mile loop connecting all the trails in the Traverse des Sioux park into one ride starting at the south end of the trail system. This is the standard route for local riders and group rides.

If 8 miles is not enough for you, do two or three loops which is a perfect training ride for the local race series.

Another popular option is to do this entire route and then add in a lap of trails E and F. With the way the smaller trail loops are interconnected, the combinations are almost endless.

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Trails in Route

Trail F1.4 miles
Trail E1.6 miles
Trail D / E Bridge Connector364 ft
Trail D2.2 miles
Traverse des Sioux Road1,378 ft
Trail A1.6 miles
Trail B1.6 miles

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Traverse Trails Full Loop South Start mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    738 ft
  • Altitude start
    752 ft
  • Altitude end
    749 ft
  • Grade max
    -6.779%
  • Grade min
    4.897%
  • Distance climb
    3,475 ft
  • Distance down
    2,806 ft
  • Distance flat
    7.3 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Traverse des Sioux Park, St. Peter MN
Traverse des Sioux Park, St. Peter MN
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Just me having fun on the local XC trails I helped build on a beautiful spring morning.
Traverse des Sioux Trails April 2015
Traverse des Sioux Trails April 2015
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