The premier fall event in Northern Minnesota, the Headwaters 100 has something for everyone. The 100 mile and 75 mile rides feature the brilliant fall colors at Itasca State Park. Families love the shorter 45 mile route. We have riders of all ages, and encourage you to join us! We offer lots of support throughout all stages of the ride.
- 100 mile ride: (Click for route) Follow well-marked routes through our beautiful lakes area leading you to Itasca State Park. A short hike will lead you to the Headwaters of the mighty Mississippi. The ride will follow Wilderness Drive through the park, then will proceed through Lake George, Emmaville, Dorset and Nevis; then will follow the beautiful Heartland Trail back to the finish at the Century School in Park Rapids.
- 75 mile ride: (Click for route) This route will lead you through Itasca State Park, continue on Wilderness Drive through the park, then follow the course back to the Century School by way of Lake George, Emmaville, and Dorset. The ride will finish on the Heartland Trail.
- 45 mile ride: (Click for route) An ideal ride for bikers desiring a shorter route. A beautiful ride through Emmaville, Nevis and back to the finish at the Century School. We encourage leisurely tourers to start early.
- Three food stops with facilities and bike repair; SAG support; Headwaters 100 t-shirt with early registration