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Ft. LeHillier Trail
Open mid-May through October, Ft. LeHillier Trail is a 2.2-mile public-use mountain bike trail is located at the intersection of Highways 66 and 90 just south of Mount Kato. Maintained by the Mankato High School Cycling Team, this trail is a great spot for the kids to try out mountain biking.

Kiwanis Mountain Bike Trail & Skills Park
Built and maintained by the Mankato Area Mountain Bikers (MAMB) club, Kiwanis Mountain Bike Trail and Skills Park was named one of Minnesota’s “20 Popular Fat Bike Trails You’ve Never Heard Of” by Singletracks. This park offers more than six miles of mountain biking fun in addition to a skills park with many wooden features. Trails range from beginner to advanced difficulty. Located just north of the Highway 169 and Highway 14 intersection, the park also offers dog park areas, a canoe/kayak area and an archery range. Learn More. Go>

Mount Kato
Before the snow flies and after it melts again, Mount Kato turns its attention to mountain biking. Slightly more than seven miles of mountain-bike trails are accessible during the non-winter months; call 507-625-3363 for more information. Learn More. Go>

Seven Mile Creek Trail
7 Mile Park is a 628 acre county park located off of Hwy 169 between North Mankato & St. Peter. There are eight miles of multi-use trails with equestrian parking & a highway underpass. Several footbridges cross 7 Mile Creek. A boat landing is located on the east side for access to the Minnesota River. It’s a beautiful park with new playground equipment, two volleyball courts & three shelters. Learn More. Go>

Indian Lake Conservation Area
Indian Lake Conservation Area is a 120-acre regional park that provides an outstanding recreational and environmental resource for generations to come. The park, located south of Mankato on Indian Lake Road, melds environmental and recreational amenities. It offers a multi-use trail system which circles Indian Lake and connects with other regional trails. An interpretive display and pamphlets describe the history of the basin, the restoration process, and ecological benefits of wetlands. Please stay on the trail and help protect the fragile wetland environment. Learn More. Go>

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More about Mountain Biking trails and routes in greater Mankato. Go>