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Minnesota Mountain Bike Trails

Mountain biking is a growing sport in Minnesota and you can find great riding in every corner of the state. Wide forest roads, twisted singletrack, scenic river valleys, lift-assisted downhill runs and breathtaking climbs all wait for you.

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Read stories about Minnesota’s mountain bike trails in the MN Miles Blog:

Three Generations of Mountain Biking

Start ’em early doesn’t always apply: Mom, dad, grandma, grandpa and the kids take mountain biking lessons together.

Bike on the Wild Side

The Matthew Lourey State Trail provides a wilderness-like experience for fat bike winter camping.

Make Your Escape: A Cuyuna Christmas

Writer Tonja Sahaydak spent Christmas with the family in a Cuyuna yurt and went dashing through the snow.

An Iron Range Weekend

The new Redhead Mountain Bike Park opened a few weeks ago and the Mesabi Trail has added more miles. Time to visit the Iron Range again.

Trail Pairings: Mineral Springs Brewery

The beers at Mineral Springs Brewery come with stories and the fat bike trails are groomed-a perfect match!

Yurts so Good

It was cold. There’s just no other way to put it. Nostril-freezing, eyeball-cracking, toes-numb cold.

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