Minnesota Valley State Park For Mountain Biking
The 20th most popular mountain bike trail in Minnesota.
Thursday 11 August 2016 03:47 GMT
Southwest of Minneapolis near Jordan, the Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area has 35 miles of trails open to mountain biking along the Minnesota River.
For best access use the Lawerence trailhead at the MVSRA HQ, located southwest of Jordan off SR57.
There are two distinct districts to this state park. The northern district is Louisville Swamp runs from Shakopee to Thompson Ferry. The southern district is the Lawrence Unit which runs from St. Lawrence to Belle Plaine.
Overall, Minnesota Valley State Park is the 20th most popular mountain bike trail of all 31 mountain biking rides in Minnesota. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Minnesota Valley State Park including Parkers Ridge Trail, Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve and Gateway State Trail.