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Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

307 3rd Street, Ironton, MN 56455-0404
+1 218-546-5926
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Best MTB trails.

Cuyuna has the best MTB trails around, and they are building more. Layout is great. Lot's to... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Carl V
Eyota, Minnesota
Yurt "camping" w kids 2016

My wife and 3 kids (9,11,13) rented a yurt in Cuyuna State Rec Area. Highly recommend for mountain... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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307 3rd Street, Ironton, MN 56455-0404
+1 218-546-5926
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Cuyuna has the best MTB trails around, and they are building more. Layout is great. Lot's to choose from. You won't get bored, even on the greens.

Thank Carl V
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My wife and 3 kids (9,11,13) rented a yurt in Cuyuna State Rec Area. Highly recommend for mountain biking. Excellent trails and tons of fun. All level of trails, though maybe not right for little tiny guys. The yurt was rustic but comfortable. Expect mosquitos...More

Thank wellstoner
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Signage isn't great and you check in in town, not the site. Group Campsite was nice. Lovely pond, but the frogs are nocturnal and noisy! Tour of the mines was really good. Be sure to go. Don't wear white, the iron in the soil stains...More

Thank appels2015
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have been going to the area my whole life. The trails are well groomed, well marked and accessible. The lakes are clear and clean and beautiful. Great for kayaking, swimming and fishing. If you find yourself anywhere near the area and enjoy the outdoors....More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Participated in the 45NRTH Whiteout fat tire race. The trails were well groomed and the course fun to ride. Rode the trails on the Sagamore trail for the event. Beautiful terrain and park is well maintained. Volunteers in the area are helpful and kind.

Thank Harry E
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Myself and five other friends just took a winter trip up to Cuyuna for some fat biking while staying at the Yurts. First, the mountain biking - it's honestly some of the best trails in Minnesota (I typically ride at Theo Wirth, Elm Creek, Lebanon,...More

1  Thank 24Td
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Beautiful hiking and biking trails around the old mine pits. Hiking trails are paved and easy walking. This area also offers camping. The mine pits are water filled now and offer great birding and recreation.

Thank KarenHawkinson
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I don't recommend staying at the yurts during summer months. The mosquito were awful. It is difficult to access the small lake by the yurts. The yurts themselves are cute, but not ideal for summer sleeping. The yurts should have been placed over by the...More

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were surprised to find this charming campground right outside of Ironton, MN. The campground needs some TLC. The bathrooms are old and need to be updated, but because we are self-contained we didn't have to use them. The sites were nice because they are...More

Thank Dianne G
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Cuyuna's mountain biking trails are incredible!! Fun, challenging, well mapped out. Trails are colour coded based on skill level on the map sort of like a ski resort. There literally something for all levels of riders. Numbered markers on the trails make it easy to...More

Thank AJohnson05
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