Mountain Biking

Area Attractions at Sugar Lake Lodge

Mountain Biking

Your Tioga Base Camp

Northern Minnesota is a popular destination for cyclists and mountain bikers due to its incredible scenery and topographic landscape. Just miles from Tioga Recreation Area and a short drive from Cuyuna, you can enjoy all that the Northwoods has to offer.

Looking for a more leisurely ride? On the Sugar Lake Lodge property alone, you can enjoy scenic rides that range from 1–13 miles, up to two hours per session. Cruiser bikes are available for check out at the front desk.

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Try These Local MTB Spots

Tioga Recreation Area: Grab your downhill bikes and take on the highly renowned Tioga Mountain Biking Trails, located just a nine-minute drive away! A retired mine, this 500-acre destination offers 25 miles of downhill mountain biking perfection. And for those who need to rent a bike, Tioga has you covered.

Redhead Mountain Bike Trail: Redhead is the newest addition to the growing outdoor economy of Northern Minnesota. Redhead, located in Chisholm, MN, spans over 25 miles of landscape providing sweeping views of abandoned deep blue mine lakes, rugged bedrock, and rich, iron-stained dirt.

Cuyuna Lakes: As one of the largest MTB systems in the Midwest, Cuyuna is worth the slightly longer drive. Encompassing the towns of Crosby, Ironton, Cuyuna, and Rivertown, there’s over 70 miles and 5,000 acres of red dirt recreation area to enjoy.

Legion Trail: A short drive away, the Legion Trail system offers about 7 miles of singletrack.

Mesabi Trail: While not a mountain bike trial, this one deserves a mention. The Mesabi Trail is a 10-foot wide, paved trail stretching 150 miles from Grand Rapids all the way to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

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