Mountain bikers know the excitement of speeding down a hill, the challenge of a steep climb and the thrill of weaving through scenic trails. If you’re looking for your own adventure, give mountain biking a try in Three Rivers. There are designated mountain bike trails and paved bike/hike trails of varying terrain and difficulty for mountain bikers of any skill level. Some trails are open for winter mountain biking. Off-trail biking is not permitted.
Programs and Events
Upcoming mountain biking programs and events.
Winter only trails:
With consideration for the sensitive nature of the trails and our sustainability efforts, trails are occasionally closed due to wet conditions. Please call the park you wish to visit to check trail conditions, or check the Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists website.
Baker, Cleary and Eagle mountain bike trails are open for winter riding.
July 15, 2017
Shred through the newest mountain bike trail system in the Twin Cities at the Big Woods Classic race.
Portions of the paved bike trail will be closed for resurfacing between May 30 and June 30.
Other things to do
Biking in Three Rivers is a great way to get the whole family outside. Whether you’re the casual rider or a cyclist in training, you’ll appreciate more than 100 miles of paved off-roadway bike/hike trails that wind through woodlands and grasslands and rim the shorelines of lakes and ponds at our parks.
Downhill and Telemark Skiing
Hyland Hills Ski Area and the Winter Recreation Area at Elm Creek offer downhill ski areas for all skill levels, from training hills to Olympic-level training jumps. The downhill ski areas feature snowmaking and well-groomed hills for unbeatable winter fun.
Skijoring & Dog Sledding
Snowboarding is just one more way you can enjoy the wintry Minnesota outdoors. From group or private lessons to equipment rental to impeccably groomed hills for every skill level, Three Rivers has everything you need to carve up the slopes.