Biking

The Lutsen area provides a variety of biking opportunities from easy paved trails, dirt and mud forest service roads, to tight single  track.

For an easy ride, spend a day on the Gitchi Gammi State Trail, which, when completed will run 88 miles.

Connect to the newest section of the trail directly from the Main Lodge allowing a nice ride to the Sea Villa Townhomes.  From the Sea Villas its an easy 8 mile ride to Tofte, while there, perhaps enjoy a refreshment at the Coho Cafe.  From there you can continue on to the Temperance River where a a bridge crosses a narrow canyon with rapids and falls below. Finish at the Cross River in Schroeder, taking a minute to admire the river and the pastries at Schroeder Baking Company. This entire section of  the trail is 12 miles long from the Resort to Schroder or a 24 mile roundtrip. 

For a taste of Forest Service road riding, head up Onion River Road to the Oberg parking lot, then ride your bike to the end of the road. Round trip is 11km.

For single track mountain biking, head to Pincushion Mountain and ride the ski trails and the trails specifically designed for biking. Technical bridges, rock beds, and other features await your fat tires.

Bike Rentals are available nearby at  Sawtooth Outfitters in Tofte or Superior North Outdoor Center in Grand Marais.

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