Suomi Hills For Mountain Biking

The 3rd most popular mountain bike trail in Minnesota.

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North of Grand Rapids in the Suomi Hills Recreation Area, the Suomi Hills Trail is a 21 mile hilly backcountry trek weaving among lakes that is open to mountain biking. The route is through rugged, heavily timbered terrain with numerous lakes.

To reach mountain biking at the Southern Trailhead the intersection of US 2 and SR 38 in Grand Rapids, go north on SR 38 for 15 miles to a parking lot on the left.

Overall, Suomi Hills is the 3rd most popular mountain bike trail of all 31 mountain biking rides in Minnesota.

Suomi Hills Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Chippewa National Forest (218) 385-8600; MN Visitors (800) 657-3700; Bemidji Tourism (800) 458-2223.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Biking Minnesota" from Steve Johnson

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS North Star CG; Birchmont Lodge (218) 751-1630; Beltrami Shores B&B (218) 586-2518

Luxury Loding:  A Place In The Woods (218) 586-2345

GPS:  47.4288, -93.6031

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  7/9/2016

ID:  6181

Suomi Hills Mountain Biking Map


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