TRAILS AND RIDING ROUTES
MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS
Mountain biking continues to grow in greater Mankato through the dedication of groups like the Mankato Area Mountain Bikers (MAMB) who build sustainable, environmentally friendly trails that make the most of natural terrain features. Nicollet Bike is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of MAMB!
KIWANIS MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL
Located at the Kiwanis Recreation Area just north of the Highway 169 and Highway 14 intersection north of Mankato.
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MOUNT KATO MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL
Slightly more than seven miles of mountain-bike trails are accessible during the non-winter months. Go>
SEVEN MILE CREEK
7 Mile Park is a 628 acre county park located off of Hwy 169 between North Mankato & St. Peter. There are multi-use trails with equestrian parking & a highway underpass. Several footbridges cross 7 Mile Creek. A boat landing is located on the east side for access to the Minnesota River. Go>
Here are some great local paved trails for all bike types. Click to view our Strava route.
Sakatah Trail to Madison Lake
Sakatah Trail/Eagle Lake Loop
Red Jacket Trail to Rapidan strava.com/routes/12267562
Minneopa Trail Loop
Grind some gravel with these exciting routes! Click to view our Strava route.
Courtland Gravel - River Valley 100
Kasota Short Loop Gravel
Lime Valley/Kasota/Lime Valley Gravel
Lime Valley/Kasota/Eagle Lake Gravel
Closed Bridge Gravel
Closed Bridge /West Extensions/Tree Farm
Tree Farm Gravel Loop
Garden City Gravel strava.com/routes/12289349
North Links/Judson/South Gravel strava.com/routes/12289399
North Kato Gravel strava.com/routes/12289427
St. Clair Gravel
Here are some road riding routes around Mankato. Download a PDF of this map here, or stop in the shop to grab a printed version. Click to view our Strava route.
Lake Crystal Loop
Lake Crystal with West Extension
Lake Crystal Between the Lakes
Judson Bottom and Minneopa Falls
Garden City/Lake Crystal with West Extension
Rapidan Dump Loop strava.com/routes/12214368
North Links/Judson Loop strava.com/routes/12214450
Courtland Paved Loop strava.com/routes/12214460
St. Peter Loop
Smiths Mill/St Clair Loop strava.com/routes/12220766
St. Clair Loop
Madison Lake Loop strava.com/routes/12220821
Good Thunder Loop strava.com/routes/12435658
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