You’re Invited: Redhead MTB Park Grand Opening in Chisholm, MN

Jun 9, 2021News

The public is invited to celebrate the official Grand Opening of Minnesota’s newest world-class public recreation area, Redhead Mountain Bike Park. The main event will take place on Saturday, June 26 at the Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC) in Chisholm, the official trailhead for Redhead, and will include a ribbon cutting, press conference, and day of happenings at the trailhead, starting at 10 am.

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Jordan Metsa, fund development and marketing coordinator at the MDC and Redhead, stated “We are excited to invite the public behind the fences of the mines that built America, to explore their hidden canyons and ethereal blue waters in a way they have never imagined. Redhead is a must see for every Minnesotan.”

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Redhead Mountain Bike Park made its initial debut in 2020 with a soft opening of 15 miles of trails. This year, there are an additional 10 miles. The Rim, The Zen, and Tough Mama now raise the total mileage to 25. This marks the completion of the phase 1 build out of Redhead. To mark the milestone, the Minnesota Discovery Center, City of Chisholm, Chisholm Chamber of Commerce, and Iron Range Off-Road Cyclists are hosting a day-long event at the trailhead, topped off with a concert by The Suburbs in the MDC outdoor amphitheater at 7 pm. Tickets are available online at etix.com or suemclean.com, charge by phone at 800.514.3849, or available for purchase at the MDC.

The official ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 10:00am on Saturday, June 26 at the main trailhead at MDC. Immediately following the ribbon cutting, there will be a press conference in Taconite Square. Following the press conference, press will be invited inside the MDC movie theater to watch the unreleased short documentary RECLAIMED. MDC and Redhead MTB Park tours will take place after the documentary screening.

More info on the MDC Website

Contact: Jordan Metsa
218-421-7298

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