| Paul Bunyan
||Northern trail head in Lake
Bemidji State Park (vehicle permit
required.) Beautiful wooded,
winding trail to scenic rail-to-trail section
that crosses the Mississippi River as it
exits Lake Bemidji. Paved trail skirts
shoreline and passes through the city
to continue south to Baxter/Brainerd.
110 miles total length. Parking & access
options along trail.
| Loop the Lake Trail
||17 Mile paved trail,
partial paved road shoulder,
Parking area at Tourist Information Center adjacent to
statues of Paul Bunyan & Babe.
| Lake Bemidji State Park
trail as well as mountain bike loops.
Mountain bikers will find trails of
varying terrain within park.
Vehicle permit required to enter
park. Bicycles may enter without
| Itasca State Park
||16 Miles, All paved. Trails and scenic
drive route, rentals,
Vehicle permit required to enter park.
Bicycles may enter without permit.
| Movil Maze
||8 miles of winding,
hilly forested terrain. Mountain bike this and other XC ski
Single-track trail! Two 2
| Mi-Gi-Zi Trail
||14 mile paved loop around
Pike Bay. 12 miles W of Bemidji, through lush forest.
| Chippewa National Forest
||160 Miles, Mountain bike trails through
Water, toilets and parking vary.
||The Mississippi River Trail
(MRT) is a world-class bicycling route
that travels from the headwaters of the
Mississippi River at Lake Itasca,
Minnesota to the Delta at the Gulf of
Mexico in Louisiana. It is a 3,000-mile
system of bicycle-friendly roads and
multi-use pathways connecting 10 states,
the cities of Minneapolis, St. Louis,
Memphis and New Orleans, and hundreds of
smaller towns along the way. The MRT is
a unique way to experience the
Mississippi Riverís natural wonders,
transportation system, recreational
facilities and cultural heritage.
10 States 1 River!
Map Book of Minnesota Route Sections
was named the second most bike friendly
state in the nation
for 2012 by The
American League of Bicyclists.
out PedalMinnesota resource for
information on bicycling, including
mapping tools, lists of biking events,
personal tips and trip ideas from
bicyclists across the state.
| BEMIDJI BIKE MAP - Printablerintable
|| Nice Ride BikeShare
locations, renty by hour, 1/2 day, day,
117 Third St NW
University's Outdoor Program
Diamond Point Park
| Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge 218-444-3463
| Itasca Sports Rental
Itasca State Park
|| Northern Cycle
117 Third St NW
|| Embracing Pines Shuttle Service
| Oak Hills Christian College
|| Bike Bemidji: Loop the Lake
3rd Saturday in June
17 mile, easy,
loop ride around Lake Bemidji with rest
stops with food, music & activities..
| Bike Bemidji!
organization of bicycle advocates
seeking to increase awareness of
bicyclists, improve rider safety and
plan fun events.
| "North of Nowhere" Fun Run &
Bike Tour - August
Bagley High School
15K & 30 K Bike Tours
Kids Fun Run (age 10 &