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North Loop

Intermediate
 4.3 (49) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Great singletrack riding in the middle of the Twin Cities, connecting to three additional sections.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

100%

Singletrack

897' 273 m

High

839' 256 m

Low

109' 33 m

Up

107' 33 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

Gates to the park close on very wet or muddy days.

Overview

The singletrack in Theo Wirth park is well-liked by locals who praise the quality of the intermediate singletrack, and also remark that you'll forget you're only five minutes from downtown Minneapolis.

Description

Official Trail Condition Updates are found at the Minnesota Off Road Cyclists website.

The trails are mostly intermediate singletrack, without any large climbs or highly technical spots, although there are several log skinnies, as well as optional rock jumps. There are also a couple of choose your own adventure sections that let you pick between easier or more advanced sections. Many types of riders can enjoy this cruise, and there are paved bike paths that connect the trails with the city.

The North Loop contacts to the South Loop which connects to the Glenwood Loop which connects to SW Wirth as you go from north to south.

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Shared By:

Ari Mahonen

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 49 votes

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  4.3 from 49 votes
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Uphill rock garden
Aug 14, 2014 near Golden…, MN
More rock step ups.
Aug 14, 2014 near Golden…, MN
A rock bridge. This x loop has a little of everything. Rock rollers, downhill rock gardens, platforms, skinnies, a jump, etc.
Aug 14, 2014 near Golden…, MN

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May 22, 2021
Brandon Clark
First Time 1.9mi
May 4, 2021
Kristin Z
May 2, 2021
Kelly Humphrey
Went and did 3 of the intermediate trails. One right next to Hwy 55 had some gnarly trails
Sep 8, 2020
Tim Nehotte
Jul 10, 2020
Matt Lennartson
12.5mi — 1h 23m
May 16, 2020
JR Zedan
May 13, 2020
Jamey Mossengren
May 11, 2020
Daniel Wilder