Mountain Biking Trails

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Parks and trails are open to the public. Restrooms are open at high-traffic park locations and cleaned daily. Portable toilets are available where restrooms have not reopened yet. Drinking fountains remain off.

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In partnership with the Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists, Ramsey County Parks & Recreation developed a trail system in the western section of Battle Creek Regional Park that includes 3.3 miles of multi-use trails and 4.5 miles of single track mountain bike trails.

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Trail conditions

Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists provides a forum with updated trail conditions on their website.

Rules

  • Battle Creek Regional Park has the only authorized mountain bike trail in the Ramsey County park system. It is illegal to ride off-trail in any other Ramsey County park or open space.
  • All park rules and ordinances apply on mountain bike trails, including:
    • Chapter IV, Section E - Bicycling
      It shall be unlawful for any person to:
      1. Operate a bicycle, except on paved bike trails and roadways, and except as close to the right hand side of the paved bike trail or roadway as conditions permit;
      2. Operate a bicycle on unpaved trails, except at areas and times designated for that purpose;
      3. Operate a bicycle in violation of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 169, “Highway Traffic Violation’’; or
      4. Ride or operate a bicycle, except in a prudent and careful manner or at a speed faster than is reasonable and safe with regard to the safety of the operator and other persons in the immediate area. 
  • Trail hours are from sunrise to sunset.
  • Ride only on marked trails.
  • Observe one-way arrows, do not enter signs and trail closed signs.
  • Yield to pedestrians.
  • Control your speed and pass with care.
  • Maintain a safe distance when following another biker.
  • Keep environmental impact to a minimum.
  • Stay off wet or snow-covered trails.
  • Wear a helmet.
  • Respect wildlife.
  • Constructing new trails is illegal. Notify Ramsey County Parks & Recreation of any trail maintenance issues.
  • No races.