Southwest of Grand Rapids and north of Outing in the Land O Lakes State Forest, the Washburn Lake Solitude Area has a 20+ mile trail system open to mountain biking. The trail system consists of numerous loops winding through rolling hills and small ponds.
To reach the trailhead from Outing, head north on SR6. Turn left heading west on CR48 for 1 mile to trailhead parking. There are loop trails on both sides of CR48.
Overall, Washburn Lake is the 26th most popular mountain bike trail of all 31 mountain biking rides in Minnesota.