The Cuyuna Country mountain bike trail, shown last fall, will offer terrain for

Mountain of a trail


The trail rises and falls with dramatic twists and turns, like a trail would in the heart of the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area.

That’s part of its beauty. And the beauty of the area winding through and around the mine pit lakes of Cuyuna Country is undeniable.

But, some might say, that’s the dilemma.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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