Mountain Biking

Le Sueur County Parks maintains nearly 15 miles of trails within its county parks, including walking, hiking, and mountain bike trails, snowshoe, groomed and ungroomed cross country ski trails. Ney Nature Center features the counties only mountain bike specific trail.

Ney Nature Center

The Ney Mountain Bike Trail is located northwest of the main entrance across Highway 19 is the, which features a 1 mile trail loop for biking. The trails are rated for beginner to intermediate mountain bikers and feature varying levels of terrain and elevation through the woods of the Minnesota River Valley.

Other County Parks That Have Trails That Allow Mountain Bikes

Bradshaw Woods

There is almost a half mile of trails within Bradshaw Woods. The trails through the woods are either mowed or on natural terrain, providing a good location for a short walk, hike, or mountain bike in the woods. View the Trail Map (JPG).

Lake Washington Regional Park

The Lake Washington Regional Park features 3.5 miles of trails on varying levels of terrain. All of the trails are either mowed or on natural terrain. You can hike, walk, or mountain bike the Dock Trail, Shanaska Creek Trail, or Washington Woods trail for scenic views through the woods and along water, with a few small hills. The remaining trails are all mowed and relatively wide and flat. View the Trail Map and Descriptions (PDF).

Richter Woods

In the big woods you can find 2.5 miles of trails that can be used for walking, hiking, or mountain biking. The trails are either on mowed grass or through natural terrain in the woods. View the Trail Map (PDF).