Cuyuna Country

Map and Guide

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Map and Guide of Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area (SRA) in Minnesota. Published by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR).

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MAPS LEGEND WANNA GO MOBILE? Mountain Bike Trails Easiest/Adapted (at Rally Center and Sagamore Unit only) Easy More Difficult Very Difficult Download these GeoPDF maps into your mobile device! Extremely Difficult (experts only!) (for informa�on on difficulty ra�ng defini�ons, please visit: h�ps://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/cuyuna/mtnbiking.html) 1 Trail Markers A EMS Access Points 21508 Coordinates: Office N 46° 28.723 W 93° 58.597 Two-Way Trails One-Way Trail Direc�on Public road crossing: Cau�on! Other roads/trails Miner’s Mountain Rally Center N 46° 29.06 W 93° 59.563 State Trail (paved) Hiking/Access Path Paved Road Unpaved Road Facilites and Informa�on Itasca State Park Parking Primi�ve Toilet Park Office Drinking Water Campground Dumpster Walk-in Campsite Boat Trailer Access Group Center Carry-in Access Yurt Swimming Beach Informa�on Mine Lakes Self-pay Sta�on Natural Lakes Overlook Private Land Changing Room Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area 307 3rd Street Ironton, MN 56455 218-772-3690 mndnr.gov/cuyuna VEHICLE PERMIT REQUIRED - purchase at park office, self-pay stations or online at mndnr.gov/permits. 911 Addresses Hospital/Clinic For More Information: New, digital GeoPDF maps are now available —for free— for Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area as well as for state parks, OHV, snowmobile and other recreational trails. Download the AvenzaMaps app today and search in the store, keywords “Cuyuna Country” Portsmouth Campground N 46° 29.528 W 93° 58.655 Yawkey Unit Parking (yurts) N 46° 29.977 W 93° 56.686 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Information Center 500 Lafayette Road St. Paul, MN 55155 651-297-6157 888-MINNDNR (toll free) info.dnr@state.mn.us mnDNR.gov/GeoPDF Cover photo: Chuck Carlson Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Maps and Guide AREA OVERVIEW Black Bear Lake OPEN DAILY: 8 AM - 10 PM Mountain bike trail closures will be posted on the CCSRA website and at obvious loca�ons in the field. CROW WING STATE FOREST MAHNOMEN UNIT (north) Trommald Park Facili�es and Features: - 33 Campsites (18 electric) - 1 Group camp - 3 Yurts - Designated trout lakes - Scuba diving opportuni�es - Swimming beaches at Portsmouth Campground and Rally Center - Mountain bike trails - Groomed fat �re bike trails in winter - Cuyuna Lakes State Trail ke La T S V m no ) men Pascoe Lake Arco Q Alstead L C Carlson Lake B MISSISSIPPI RIVER SAGAMORE UNIT 59 ine eM or am g Sa 20141 Black Hoof Lake 128 Snoshoe Mine NOTE: Hiking is allowed on the mountain bike trails, unless posted restricted. H n Mine Penningto M O 23659 YAWKEY UNIT Agate Lake Croft Mine 210 th Mine Portsmou Cascade Lake N Armour #2 Mine F I 23759 Manuel Mine Portsmouth Campground 17951 Crosby 19406 Ironton Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Serpent Lake 210 Deerwood MAHNOMEN UNIT (south) Reno Lake ABOUT CUYUNA COUNTRY STATE RECREATION AREA Little Black Hoof Lake Riverton Miner’s Mountain Rally Center P 21508 Mallen Pit J Mahnomen #1 A Spruce Lake Roe Mine in on M t ing t Hun G e D ge rta Little Rabbit Lake Ma Mine E ake Po me hno Mine Jun • 9.6 miles, paved 18071 n #2 ke L 23196 Louise Mine Pit U a eL Yawkey Mine K M e d (W 6 23501 e m nna PORTSMOUTH UNIT ah hno a st M 30 en U Virginia Mine 31 34 Morroco Mine 23522 R Cuyuna Trails continue into Crow Wing State Forest. For more information, visit: cuyunalakesmtb.com/maps Turner Lake 210 Trail/facility construction 2021/2022. Please follow signage and stay out of construction zones. Boat access still open. Abandoned by mining companies more than 30 years ago, this area now boasts 5,000 acres of regenerated vegeta�on. The area offers a variety of recrea�on opportuni�es including biking (paved and mountain bike trails), snowmobiling, fishing, boa�ng, hiking, wildlife-watching, scuba diving, camping and more. The 38-mile long mountain bike trail system covers nearly 800 acres. Check out the Yawkey Mine Lake, or forRice a grLake eat view, go west through the Miner’s Mountain Rally Center to see the Miner’s Mountain Overlook and the Hun�ngton Mine Lake. Klondyke Lake When it rains, the single track trails will be immediately closed to all users (foot bike) un�l trail condi�ons dry out Riceor Lake or improve. Please contact the park office for up-to-date informa�on or visit the CCSRA website. In addi�on Olander to 27 miles of natural shoreline, six mine lakes connect Lake to create 267 acres of con�nuous water; perfect for exploring by boat or canoe. Anglers can cast a line for trout (with a trout stamp), northern, bass, crappie or sunfish. Divers will find clear water with sheer walls and flat terraces, characteris�c of the mine roads, railroads and other Orland remnants of the mining industry. Lake Rose Lake 1,260 R OU NT AI 1 , 280 280 GALLOPING 16 N 19 D PRIVATE PROPERTY 14 PIN LLO GA G 8 GO OSE 40 1,2 EN 6 C ER OV n o t g tin Hun 1,2 4 0 POL Y SKILLS AREA TRAILS 1. Easiest/Adapted 2. Extremely Difficult 3. Easy 4. More Difficult 5. Very Difficult 20 40 1,2 Trail Entry Point t) ro w, b o b ain 1, 2 0 1,26 300 1, (r TE S STA OSE LAKE ING GO A LO N L U GA P Y U 0 C 1,26 Two-way trail ends E GOOS 52 O TSM POR P LLO0 G1A,24 28 0 8th 20 30 1, 1 ,2 20 1 , 26 ton Black Hoof Lake Cree 1, 2 Scale 1:7,100 S KE B 500 1,22 0 LA 5 TRAIL 250 750 210 1,000 Scale in Feet 1,250 1,500 240 1, 40 k 0 0 40 1, 2 NA CUYU STAT E ST. Iron 1,2 00 GALLOPING GOOSE 20 1,240 PRIVATE PROPERTY 21508 1,2 4 0 1 ,3 DEMO TRAIL 53 60 1,2 SE A 1 128 80 I RD. MINE UTH 1,2 108 1 ,3 60 1,2 4 1,260 0 28 0 1,26 L TRAI OO G ING 2 G N LOPI GAL 1,3 00 1, 2 3 GO 1, 1,2 PING GALLO E OS 1 ,2 0 0 19406 rou wn t 1,220 Pennington Mine E RO AD GA 1 , 2 60 (rainbow trout) GOOSE e Min 0 1,24 G PIN LLO R NE I M I M ’S M changing rooms 5. 34 P 00 1,3 D UR B ER OV 1,28 0 7 N DE R BU AD RO OU N 48 80 1 , 2 20 1, D ROA MUCKER N TAI UN MO 17 N AI NT M AI R'S NT NE OU F 35 1,3 6 0 HILL 9 11 43 33 31 H ILL 44 CHUTE ER SCRE AM HOG D 21 22 PER H 4. 3. 36 G 1,2 0 1,26 1,3 00 1, M G HO AIN D T N N SA OU M GOOSE 00 23 29 37 40 1,3 32 HOP 60 1,3 41 Miner’s Mountain Rally Center 1. ROCKY FLATS SWITCHBACK 40 MUCKE 10 1,320 15 1,3 110 UNTAIN MO SAND HOG 20 AUGER 13 SA N 1 , 2 60 1, 3 BACKC OU 1,240 24 25 00 1 ,3 40 2. 1,2 00 20 1,220 POLY 30 0 1,3 0 NTRY 00 1,2 47 45 42 ROL Y NT AI N M ,20 CONN EC 1 0 28 ER PP HO A trout stamp is required to fish for trout 26 OU TOR 0 12 40 E 20 1,2 Q NOTE: TROUT LAKES 80 39 1,2 CRUSHER 1,3 ( 1 ,240 1, 2 4 0 113 51 46 Als rainbow trout D PRIVATE PROPERTY OS T OIN WP RA e n i M tead ) 1,220 GO 1 , 2 40 0 1,24 June Lake Trail Entry 1,3 20 Point 112 RO LY 111 to Mahnomen Unit (north) shared access on dirt road 20 1,220 1,240 GALLO PING MAHNOMEN UNIT (South) MAHNOMEN UNIT (North) 1 , 2 00 1, 2 40 PRIVATE PROPERTY 1,26 0 Morroco Mine Lake 1,24 0 1,2 00 1,22 0 2 1,2 0 1,260 ER NT RY SLED 115 AMM GEH 1, 2 4 0 RY S EHAM PORTAL NT U KCO SLEDG 1,2 6 T 0 124 SINTER MER R ETURN BACKCOUNTR Y 1,240 1,220 1,260 C BA AH M 1,300 EH R 119 M NO DG 1,300 117 SLE ER 23522 123 . RD 0 MM EHA IV AM ME R DG SLE N SO ER EN 116 BA CK CO U . E AV SINTER 114 1,2 4 U 0 V 121 0 1,220 0 PORTAL 1,24 CO CK BA PRIVATE PROPERTY 0 1,3 RY T UN Virginia Mine Lake RY ) UNT CO BACK n e m o n 1,2 20 120 e k a L h 122 BAC KCO UN TRY a M t s 00 1,2 We ( d 1,2 e m a n n 00 U 00 1,2 Pascoe Lake 20 0 1,2 00 1, to Mahnomen Unit south trails 1,2 0 0 1,2 2 0 Mahnomen Mine Lake 118 1,2 4 TRY UN BACKCO R 1,260 SIN TE 0 24 1, TRY UN BACKCO PORTSMOUTH UNIT K DRAG LINE 68 1300 69 0 128 260 1 1260 32 Portsmouth Campground 30 18071 29 1240 28 27 33 13e 14e 12e 15 16e 18e 11e 17 10e 19 20e 22e 21 24e 23 25e 9e 7e 8e 31 26 1e 2e 3e 63 1280 61 62 65 MAN HIGH HILL 1260 1240 66 67 6 1240 59 6 60 0 CUYUNA LAKES STATE TRAIL 122 e n i M Two-way trail ends th u o sm rout) t r o P ow b (rain 101 t NOTE: TROUT LAKES N E G DRA 57 SWITCHBACK Two-way trail ends 122 0 GALLOPING GOOSE LINE DRAG LINE Two-way trail ends 20 12 0 4 12 Two-way trail ends 97 96 Armor #2 Mine 1260 1280 1300 1320 Crosby 99 6 4TH ST. CROSBY CONNECTOR TRAIL CROSS AVE. 106 LA AIL TR INE NA YU CU E TAT SS KE 98 L AG Mahnomen Mine G LI DRA DR Two-way trail to campground (rainbow trout) A trout stamp is required to fish for trout NE IN DRAG L Pennington Mine AD RO 102 0 126 1220 56 UL HA 23196 J LINE DRAG LINE 1240 17951 E IN L AG DR 1220 4e DRAG 1220 1240 1260 0 124 5 30 1220 1st Ave. 18936 Scale 1:5,000 0 250 500 Scale in Feet 750 3rd St. 1,000 Trails continue into Crow Wing State Forest. For more information, visit: cuyunalakesmtb.com/maps 1320 1340 CUYUNA CONNECTOR 70 71 BOBSLED 74 75 NOTE: TROUT LAKES 60 12 for trout A trout stamp is required to fish TR OU T T BOBSL ED MANGANESE U TRO LED BOBSL 1300 72 BOBS CROW WING STATE FOREST ED CUYUNA CONNECTOR YAWKEY UNIT Yawkey Mine 76 SILKSTONE Scale 1:6,000 0 250 500 Scale in Feet 750 1,000 (rainbow trout) BINGHAMITE 23759 LITTLE ROCK 79 L HAU L RO AD HAU UL HA GRIZZLY EL U MAN 82 AD RO 89 90 AN 105 95 E 23659 0 87 28 00 1 13 0 92 94 31 ine MAN CAGE HA UL 80 0 126 There are inherent risks to mountain biking, ride at your own risk. • Test equipment before each ride. • Always wear a helmet and appropriate safety gear. • Wear bright colored clothing so others can see you. • Obey all rules and signs, ride only on open trails. • Ride with a friend to promote fun and safety. • Be aware of your surroundings and other trail users. • Ride to your ability and in control at all �mes. • Keep speed at a level that will allow full control. • Parents, watch children at all �mes. Mountain Bike Safety Awareness: Mountain bike trails can have loose and slippery surfaces. Proceed © Chuck Carlson carefully as rocks and trees frequently fall, and are commonly encountered on the mountain bike trails. Extreme cau�on should be used on the mountain bike trails at all �mes! Hun�ng is an allowed ac�vity in the CCSRA. Trails close to all uses outside of hun�ng during the 3 week Firearms Deer hunt in November. Please check the CCSRA website for current informa�on and recommenda�ons. Emergency Response: M 86 GE CA M 0 88 132 126 RO AD 20 13 13 12 YAWKEY ROAD AGE 93 00 UL HA NC IV DR L UE AN Trail markers are shown on this map and placed in the field. If you have an emergency, call 911, and provide the dispatcher with the following: - Descrip�on of the emergency. - Number on the nearest trail marker. - Name of the trail you are on. Prohibited Uses (visit the CCSRA website for details): l bM e u in ow) WINZE AD RO 85 M 91 TIMBER SHAFT YAWKEY RETURN 81 L RO AD 80 78 E DRIV 84 UT TRO 130 1320 0 12 40 RO AD 1280 83 T EY MA OU TR YA WK 77 Mountain Bike Safety Tips: n a M (ra rout t 104 0 124 PRIVATE PROPERTY © Ron Plinske 106 103 UL HA AD RO • Off-highway vehicles. • Camping in non-designated areas. • Riding on so�, wet or closed trails. • Consuming or displaying intoxica�ng liquors. • Building a fire (except in a fire ring at the campground or yurts.) • Target and trap shoo�ng. • Horse riding on the mountain bike trail. • Pets off leash, pets must be on a leash no longer than six © Ron Plinske feet in length and personally a�ended. • Any ac�vity that damages the trails by foot or bike. • No rock collec�ng. A full set of rules is available at mndnr.gov/state_parks/rules.html CUYUNA LAKES STATE TRAIL SAGAMORE UNIT RO WE 1S TA VE . Little Rabbit Lake WINTER RULES RD . R. ED OW O SH SN Snoshoe Lake MAIN RD. BL 00 D. N KLO BU AS TE 13 FF AL O R E RU N DISCOMBOBULATOR 1260 HARD TIME 0 0 122 0 S IOU COPPER NUGGET DYK E WALL 120 KL ON DY K E Boat access still open. re o m ga Sa ne i M 59 (for groomed single track and Sagamore Unit trails) - Bicycles with �res at least 3.7” wide. - Foot travel on skis or snowshoes only. CROW’S NEST No winter restric�ons on the groomed, paved Cuyuna Lakes State Trail for hiking and biking. State park rules s�ll apply. SE ACU SYR Packed Winter Trails (approximately 40 miles) - See park website for regula�on details Single track winter lake crossing (when frozen) SAG Scale 1:10,000 0 250 500 750 Scale in Feet 1,000 RD. 2’ wide - approximately 25 miles - Mahnomen Unit, Portsmouth Unit & Yawkey Unit Allowed uses – fat biking, snowshoeing and ungroomed cross-country skiing. Double track 4’ wide – approximately 8 miles – Sagamore Unit Allowed uses – fat biking, snowshoeing and ungroomed cross-country skiing. 20141 RE AMO © Ron Plinske Prohibited Uses: - Foot travel. (except as permi�ed) - Pets on groomed trail. - Ac�vi�es which damage groomed trail. KLON R SAVAGE Winter Regulations: 1280 124 LA HIL Fat biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing (no set tracks) and snowmobiling on designated trails (see mndnr.gov/snowmobiling for more informa�on). Biking is prohibited on the snowmobile trail from December 1st to April 1st within the boundaries of the CCSRA. K DY ITE Trail/facility construction 2021/2022. Please follow signage and stay out of construction zones. 1 GE OG HR JEN DYNA M Areas Plowed – Miner’s Mountain Rally Center, Cro� Trailhead, Sagamore Trailhead, Yawkey Road and Yurt parking. Permitted Uses: Riverton 0 22 Recreation Area Winter Use: 210 Quad track 8’ wide – approximately 7 miles – Cuyuna Lakes State Trail Allowed uses – fat biking, snowshoeing, ungroomed cross-country skiing and hiking. LEGEND MOUNTAINBIKE BIKESKILLS SKILLSAREA AREA MOUNTAIN For Your Safety Mountain Bike Trail Difficulty Easiest/Adapted Easy More Difficult Very Difficult Extremely Difficult (experts only!) Other Trails/Roads Cuyuna Lakes State Trail (paved) Ride at Your Own Risk Paved Road G GALLOPIN • Full face helmets, full-length gloves, biking armor and a full suspension bike are recommended. • Do not ride alone. • Give other trail users enough space. • Maintain control on the ground and in the air. • Clear the landing area quickly a�er a jump. Facilities Parking Trail Entry Point SHE R Picnic Shelter CK SWITCHBA Carry-in Access SHE CU R E AT ST N S AI KE NT OU M 50 1 ,2 H SS H Emergency Vehicle Staging Area Building IL AD RO CE AC 1,250 EMS Access Point TRA EA AR 50 Drinking Water LA LS GOOSE 1, 3 L 00 AI N I TA M O ’S 0 1 N G Severe Weather Take shelter immediately. Leave if you hear thunder or see lightning. Local radio sta�ons for weather reports: 106.7 FM, 93.3 FM 0 ,25 GA LL O PI M GO ER IN 1,260 SE 1,200 1,2 00 Changing Stations Huntington Mine Lake For emergencies, call 911. This state recrea�on area is not always staffed. Nearby Hospital Cuyuna Regional Medical Center 320 Main St. E., Crosby, MN 56441 218-546-7000 AD RO N OU Emergency Info Your current loca�on: Cuyuna County State Recrea�on Area E-911 number: 19406; EMS Access Point: H Crow Wing County TR 1 ,3 A ’S ER G IL SK PIN LLO 1,2 50 Hikers and pets are not allowed on mountain bike skills trails or technical features. N YU IN M GA Changing Stations Pedestrians Toilet 1,25 0 CRU Swimming Beach 1, 25 LY RO CRU POLY E GOOS Control your speed, control your risk. The skills development area contains numerous technical features (ramps, jumps, etc.) that vary in difficulty and change frequently due to weather and usage. Pay a�en�on to the difficulty ra�ngs and stay in control. Your speed will determine your risk of injury. The State of Minnesota does not assume responsibility for injuries.

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