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stayed on the paved bike paths

Never been here before and its mainly used by mountain bikes going on all the trails throughout the... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Fargo, North Dakota
Fantastic diving!!

The pit provide some of the best scuba diving MN has to offer. Many different pits with many... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2016
Princeton, Minnesota
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7 Jul 2017
“stayed on the paved bike paths”
18 Jul 2016
“Misleading information about Cuyana Pits”
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Never been here before and its mainly used by mountain bikes going on all the trails throughout the area. We stayed on the paved portion of the bike trail and that was nice. We didnt see a lot of other bikes on this section. they...More

Thank dirod
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed in posts for Cuyana Mine Pits. There are no posted hours to visit. There are no guides to give you information. The museum in Crosby that a cyclist directed us to was not open on the weekend. There was an overgrown field behind...More

4  Thank mhans4
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The pit provide some of the best scuba diving MN has to offer. Many different pits with many different different dive sites. Dive shop in Brainerd to fill tanks and give advice

Thank Doug67_11
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The trails were well maintained. Everything was well marked so it was easy to find our way around. The single track trails were nicely designed and had plenty of creative elements to them. Being from Idaho I came in with perhaps a bit of "mountain"...More

Thank porthound
Reviewed 1 July 2015

National bikers have discovered the trails. Even area sight-seers enjoy the beauty of mother nature's reclamation of the "pits". Don't miss the lovely views.

Thank Nedra V
Reviewed 21 March 2015

this is a hidden gem, with great mountain bike trails on red clay hills, overlooking beautiful trout lakes.

Thank charles b
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Drive about an hour to see the mine pits. Online info says open 10-6pm. Difficult to find. Closed during week. If you have children, there is a phenomenal playground right outside town.

1  Thank katelynno
Reviewed 15 May 2014

For a great outing this is the place. Mountain biking trails range from easy to fairly challenging. Extremely nice get away. Mine pits still clear all summer long. If you can swim try out the pits they are awesome. Paved trail is short but probably...More

Thank Chris_D_MN
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Bike trails are challenging and offer spectacular views of the pit lakes and surrounding countryside. The pit lakes are crystal clear. Great for snorkeling, diving and just swimming. This is a Boundary Waters experience just nine miles east of the Brainerd Lakes area.

1  Thank 43Mustang
Reviewed 21 August 2013

A fantastic jewel in the rough....awesome cycling and kayaking....its worth every penny to mountain bike at Cuyana...only 15 minutes east of Brainerd.

Thank Antconkoe
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