Redhead Mountain Bike Park

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Welcome to Redhead Mountain Bike Park - (Temporarily CLOSED)

VISITOR NOTICE (5/30/2023): ALL TRAILS OPEN. Water recreation rentals (canoes & kayaks), shuttle service begin June 1st (or as available). The Redhead dock has been installed. 

- Redhead merchandise available inside the Minnesota Discovery Center Gift Shop (All purchases support Redhead trail maintenance). 
30 West Bike Shop - NOW OPEN TUESDAY-SUNDAY- located inside Minnesota Discovery Center Summer Admissions Entrance. 

Redhead MTB Park is a public park free to ride and is open 7-days a week excluding rain days and/or seasonal change over. The park is closed for seasonal transition and will reopen in sometime in May (weather permitting).Come discover the new world-class Redhead Mountain Bike Park at the Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC) in Chisholm, MN. Carved from the walls of an abandoned water-filled iron ore mine pit, Redhead offers outdoor enthusiast an oasis of fun year-round. Redhead has something for everyone – with 25-miles of hand crafted, purpose built mountain bike trails already on the ground and more on the way. Difficulty ranges from beginner to expert level with a wide array of terrain features and options for riders to test out their skills. Adventure seekers can also hike on designated trails as well as kayak, canoe, paddle board, and swim! 

“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

Trailhead Facility Hours (MDC)

MDC Trailhead Facility Summer Hours: 

Tuesday: 9 am - 6 pm

Wednesday: 9 am - 6 pm

Thursday: 9 am -  8 pm

Friday: 9 am - 6 pm

Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm

Sunday: 9 am - 6 pm 

Monday: CLOSED

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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Download Winter and Summer Maps Below 

Click here to download the Redhead Winter Map  

Click here to download the Redhead MTB Park Summer 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. 

Chisholm Iron Trail Camp Ground less than 2 miles from the trailhead offering 35 full hookup (electricity, water, sewer), 14 sites with (electricity & water) and 7 tent sites. 

Iron Range Tourism: Click here to check out more campgrounds, hotels, and resorts for the perfect accommodations. 

Redhead Trails FAQs: