Each spring Singletracks takes a look at which mountain bike trails are the most popular in each US State and Canadian Province, and it’s always fun to see what changes… and what doesn’t. While new mountain bike trail systems tend to get a lot of interest as riders tire of riding the same tracks, some of the most popular systems in the USA and Canada seem to have tremendous staying power. Besides, for riders who are new to the sport, every trail is a new trail!

Read more about how Singletracks measures trail popularity on this page. At a high level, what we’re really measuring is how many people ride a given trail, and how highly they rate the trail.


1. Cuyuna Lakes (Ironton)
2. Lebanon Hills (Eagan)
3. Elm Creek Park (Maple Grove)

Elm Creek is back at #3, stealing its spot back from Duluth’s Brewer Park. It seems these two are neck and neck, and for 2019 Elm Creek seems to have an edge perhaps due to its (relative) proximity to the Twin Cities

See the full Singletracks article here.