Pillsbury State Forest - TRAIL

Pillsbury State Forest - Trail, Brainerd, Minnesota

Mostly two-track/horse trail in wooded terrain. Some moderate ups and downs.

User Reviews (7)

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dani   [Jul 26, 1999]

This is a good trail to ride for a bit of a layed back experience. It's all through wooded territory and provides enough ups and downs to keep it interesting. If you wish you can go fast as it is a wide trail for the most part.

This would be a 4 star trail if it weren't for the fact that it is shared with horseback riders. Thus the trail is chewed up into sand pits in some areas. You may encounter horses, so for godsake go lightly or you could get somebody hurt (probably yourself).

Customer Service

There is only one route that I can tell, and it is very easy to follow.

Similar Products Used: - French Rapids ski trails (south of Brainerd)
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buck wild   [Jun 28, 2000]

You could ride all day and not hit the same trail. From experiance the intermediate trails are better than the expert. The trail is pretty overgrown in the mid summer cause no one uses it which can make it interesting. Its all what you make of it though. What the hell, minnesota ain't quite colorado when it comes to terrain so ya gotta enjoy the hills we get.

Customer Service

take 210 east of brainerd. Before pillager take right on pilsbury state forest rd. Drive about 5 miles and park on the right. Two trails branch off from parking area.

Similar Products Used: French rapids is sandy and sucks ass.
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Jason Walkowiak   [Aug 31, 2000]

Awesome its a lot of fun with never ending trails and a ton of wildlife. I hope you enjoy these trails

Customer Service

All the trails are great to ride on.

Similar Products Used: French Rapids
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5
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Taylor George   [May 29, 2001]

This is not singletrack mountain biking. It is primarily a horse trail. BUT- it is beautiful, and
there are lakes and camp grounds in the area. I actually had a very pleasant experience with the exception of a very serious wood tick problem. If you
are in the area give it a try. This is not a trail for those who are only interested in hardcore singletrack. It is a pleasant ride though.

Customer Service

Call the state park system

Similar Products Used: Lots of wood ticks.
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Collin macheel   [Jan 26, 2002]

Very sandy, mainly a horse and snow mobile course.Muddy in low spots and not a very good ride, trails are poorly marked.

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Ryan   [Mar 27, 2002]

This is a snowmobile trail during the winter. Early spring riding has a great asortmant of riding conditions. However there is a lot of hills in this area. This is a definate must ride area for the intermedant or exspert rider. Have fun and see you on the trails.

Customer Service

Just get to Brainerd on HWY 371 take HWY 210 int Motely. Go about ten miles on 210 and you will se a sign on the left. Take left and park in the lot. Have fun riding.

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Beau Layman   [Jul 05, 2003]

There are tons of SUPER singletrack trails. They are mainly used by Enduro Riders. SOme spots are sandy, but it is Brainerd, the whole town is on sand. Towards the middle of the season the bugs get bad. But the trails stay pretty clear, from the dirtbike use. The singletrack is rutted in ares but makes it that much more fun, adding to the tech. style of riding many of us enjoy. There are a few climbs, generally pretty sandy, But more advanced riders should not have trouble with them. The trail is not marked, but whatever way you go in, all you have to do is turn around and ride back the same way, the trails are fun either way you ride them. For other cool trails, including the Crosby and Riverton Mine pit area, lots of drops and really really clean water lakes, Give me a call at 218-829-8542, It is the Trailblazer Bikes phone number. Don't go to Pillsbury, it is supper lame, lots of bugs, lots of rocks and sand, and Horse shit everywhere, personally I don't like to ride/share trails with the horses. Have fun!!! Ride on!!!!

Customer Service

Go to French Rapids ski area. But don't ride the lame ski trails. They are very wide and it is real short. Rather than following the road to the Public access, take a right and go onto the airport property.

Similar Products Used: Crosby Mine pits, Riverton mine pits, The BMX track, give it a try, big jumps and a good way to train!!!
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