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Redhead Mountain Bike Park - NOW OPEN

The Minnesota Discovery Center – Home of the Redhead MTB Park Trailhead

This summer come discover #MesabiMagic at the new, world-class Redhead Mountain Bike Park at the Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC) in Chisholm, MN. The first 15.3 miles of the completed and looped trail system is now open to the public 7-days a week from dawn to dusk. The Redhead MTB Park is slated to be completed in the Fall of 2020 (grand opening 2021) and is anticipated to be 25-30 miles of world-class mountain bike trails. Difficulty ranges from beginner (easy) to expert level with a wide array of terrain features and options for riders to test out their skills on. The park also offers trails for hiking and these trails are clearly marked with a hiking symbol. 

The Minnesota Discovery Center Summer Entrance will serve as the trailhead facility for the Redhead MTB Park. Redhead visitors will have full access to free parking, restrooms, our Miner's Daughter Gift Shop (bike accessories sold here), and The Rustic Pig Food Court, which will offer a delicious full food and beverage menu, including our beloved signature cocktails three days a week! The Rustic Pig Food Court will also offer a tasty selection of grab and go items. Visit The Rustic Pig Facebook page or website for menu details, hours, specials, events, and much more! 

MDC Trailhead Facility Hours:

Tuesday: 9 am - 5 pm

Wednesday: 9 am - 5 pm

Thursday: 9 am -  9 pm - Rustic Pic Food Court Open (12pm-8pm)

Friday: 9 am - 9 pmRustic Pic Food Court Open (12pm-8pm)

Saturday: 9 am - 9 pm - Rustic Pic Food Court Open (12pm-8pm)

Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm


Redhead MTB Park is now on the Trailforks APP or online at!

Have questions? Scroll down for some FAQs and area lodging. If your question isn't listed, give us a call at 218-254-7959, send us an email at, or send us a message on Facebook

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“The Redhead Mountain Bike Park, being built on 1,225-acres of former Iron Range mineland, is shaping up to arguably be the most scenic and unequaled mountain bike park in the Midwest.” – Business North

Click to here to download the Redhead MTB Park Phase 1 Map

Redhead MTB Park Phase 1 Map

Area Lodging: 

The Chisholm Inn and Suites (directly across Hwy. 169 from Redhead MTB Park) is offering visitors coming up to experience the new park, 10% off rooms. Call 218-254-2000 for more information. Click the link below to check out additional lodging options. 

Click here to check out campgrounds, hotels, and resorts for the perfect accommodations. 

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