The city grinds you with its traffic, hectic lifestyle, and faceless interactions on a daily basis. Biking is a great activity that takes you out of the daily grind and takes you on a thrill ride. Minnesota has cycling trails ideal for that momentary getaway that rejuvenates body, mind, and soul.
Cuyuna Lakes Biking Trail
Erik’s Bike Shop cites that the best trails provide a mix of nature and difficulty for enthusiasts looking to enjoy a weekend of cycling.
The Cuyuna Lakes trail offers lush countryside and the ideal trail for both beginners and experienced bikers with its rolling hills, ascending and descending to push you to try a little harder. The trail changes from rough road to rocky, to give you a good workout. The trees and the view of the lake are rewarding sights for nature lovers. Take your time and enjoy the ride or go full throttle to test your biking skills.
Lebanon Hills is an exciting trail for enthusiasts. The trail takes you along a single track that travels through fields and the woods for a fun weekend. The mountain bike trail’s proximity to the metro area makes it a popular destination for bikers of all skill levels.
The trail features a steady progression of easy to moderate to difficult tracks make it the ideal ground to test and improve your biking mettle. The long trails also provide casual bikers the time to enjoy nature amidst the concrete jungle of the city nearby. There is also a skills section where cyclers practice before riding out the rest of the track.
Elm Creek Trail
Elm Creek Park covers 12.7 miles of wilderness and awesome cycling tracks. This sustainable park is the largest trail of its kind near the metro area. It is ideal for beginners and advanced riders alike as there are sections of the trail dedicated for each difficulty level. There is a 2.2 mile stretch of trail suited for
rookie bikers and 8.1 miles of track for experienced bikers. Test your biking skills or just enjoy a relaxing ride through the woods for a quick weekend getaway.
These trails in Minnesota provide you with a combination of nature and exercise to sweat out stress and re-energize yourself for another week.