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Biking

Blue Mound State Park

The park has 15.5 miles of challenging off-road, singletrack bicycle trails. A state trail pass is required of all bicyclists aged 16 and over (in addition to the vehicle admission sticker). Trails are open spring, summer and fall unless wet trail conditions exist. Trails are closed during winter. There is also access to the 40-mile Military Ridge State Trail from the park’s campground. Park map [PDF]

Access to Military Ridge State Trail

The park is next to the 40-mile Military Ridge State Trail, which is open to bicycling, hiking and snowmobiles when there is enough snow.

Off-road singletrack bike trails

More than 15 miles of off-road, singletrack bike trails are carved into the hilly terrain for enthusiasts willing to take the challenge. The Overlode, Basalt and Pepper, Chert Dip, Gneiss and Smooth and Holy Schist trails offer spectacular views of the dolomite and chert outcroppings and challenge cyclist’s bike handling skills. The trailhead is at the pool parking lot.

Pleasure Valley bike trail

A rolling 1-mile trail will take you through a peaceful sugar maple forest and a wide range of plant life in an open prairie. The Pleasure Valley Trail is groomed for both traditional and diagonal skiers in winter.