Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

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Cuyuna Mountain Bike Trail System

Minnesota State Parks celebrating 125 years.

Minnesota's Best Mountain Biking Destination

Get your heart pumping with the tight turns and scenic vistas of this highly anticipated trail system! Cuyuna is ranked at the Silver level by the International Mountain Biking Association. Enjoy over 25 miles of riding spread across 800 acres of paved and singletrack trails. The trail system is a part of the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area which is adjacent to Crosby and Ironton, MN.

With over 30 purpose-built routes to choose from, everyone from beginner to pro can enjoy the breath-taking rides and overlooks. The trails are enhanced by the deep-red soil, turquoise mine lakes, and white bark of the aspen and birch trees. When taking a break from the exhilarating descents, mountain bikers can watch for bald eagles, red-tailed hawks, beavers and other wildlife.

New to mountain biking? Learn the basics at a I Can Mountain Bike! program - bikes and helmets included.

Purchase a park permit today and get a year of unlimited visits to all of Minnesota's state parks and recreation areas.

Winter trails:

Approximately 40 miles of packed multi-use trails are available for fat biking, with 20 miles of trail groomed specifically for a premier fat biking experience.

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Cuyuna Mountain Bike Trail System