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Hidden Valley Recreation Area

Hidden Valley Recreation Area Whether you like to get airborne or keep the rubber on the ground, Hidden Valley mountain bike trails feature 8+ miles of purpose-built singletrack, with everything from a beginner level skills course to the Ely Airlines jump line. Progressive loops include epic climbs through majestic pines, fast flowy downhills and challenging […]

Mesabi Trail

Mesabi Trail: The Untapped Cycling Heaven of Minnesota’s Iconic North The Mesabi Trail stretches 162 miles from the Mississippi River in Grand Rapids, MN, to the gateway of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) in Ely. The trail consists of four segments—Mississippi (Grand Rapids–Nashwauk), Mesabi (Nashwauk–Gilbert), Laurentian (Gilbert–Tower), and Vermilion (Tower–Ely). Each segment offers different […]


Minneflowta. Not Just For Hockey. Tioga Recreation Area is special.  500 acres of Minnesota School Trust Lands, Tioga is a reclamation project transforming iron ore mines into mountain bike trails.  Spectacular lake views and towering pines capture the landscape of mining past.  Tioga mountain bike trails cover 25 miles with a thoughtful diversity of trail […]


There’s No Other Place Like It On Earth. Literally. Carved from the walls of an abandoned water-filled mine pit, Redhead offers outdoor enthusiasts an oasis of fun year-round. Redhead has something for everyone – with nearly 25-miles of hand crafted, purpose built mountain bike trails already on the ground and more on the way. Difficulty […]

Giants Ridge

Chair Lift Up. Gravity Down. Served by the Sarajevo Express Chairlift, Giants Ridge features 10 purpose-built gravity trails carved from picturesque alpine forest terrain. Rated from green to double black diamond, riders can progress at their own pace on downhill trails featuring berms, jumps, rollers and rock gardens. Riders rave about the variety of terrain […]


A Gift Wrapped in Miles of Red Ribbon Cuyuna is the upper Midwest’s mountain biking North Star. — MplsStPaul Magazine. Home to 70 miles of one-way, one-direction, purpose-built single track, Cuyuna continues to strengthen its national reputation as 1 of 16 IMBA Silver Ride Centers in the world, and a “Best Place to Live in […]