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Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail Biking

Description

The Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail is a steep, rugged mountain bike trail consisting of hilly, sometimes muddy, terrain filled with rock, roots and obstacles unsuitable for small children and unfit adults.

This trail is intended for experienced mountain bikers only. Hazardous sections containing mud, sand/soft soil, exposed roots, and rocky uphill and downhill terrain exist throughout the trail. The use of a helmet is recommended and caution be taken to avoid injury and equipment damage. Park visitors using this trail do so at their own risk.

Length

4.7 to 23.4 km

Location

The Minnesing Trail is located on the north side of Highway 60 at km 23.


Operating Dates

2016 Summer Update - The northern two loops of the Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail (Polly’s Pitch and Callighen’s Corners) are closed for the 2016 summer season. The southern two loops of the trail (Sugar Bush Run and Timberslide) remain open for mountain biking. Visitors should check an updated trail map at beginning of the trail for additional information. For updates see Algonquin Park Advisories.

The Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail is open from late June to mid-October (conditions permitting). For current trail conditions contact Algonquin Park Information. During the winter months this trail is the Minnesing Wilderness Ski Trail.

Difficulty Rating & Rationale

Moderate. Numerous steep grades and descents, rocks, roots, obstacles and muddy sections. Expect extensive muddy sections until the drier weather of August and September.

This trail is intended for experienced mountain bikers only. Hazardous sections containing mud, sand/soft soil, exposed roots, and rocky uphill and downhill terrain exist throughout the trail. The use of a helmet is recommended and caution be taken to avoid injury and equipment damage. Park visitors using this trail do so at their own risk.

Features & Amenities

  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Shelter cabins

Trail Map

Rules and Regulations

Protecting Visitors

Equipment Rental

Fees

A valid Park permit is required for trail use.

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