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Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Sagamore Unit opening to be celebrated with June 15 ribbon-cutting

Adaptive trails are the hallmark of Cuyuna’s most recent expansion

A bicyclist heads toward the mountain bike trails starting at the Pennington access in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area.
Greg Tacheny heads toward the mountain bike trails starting at the Pennington access in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in this undated photo. Wednesday, June 15, will mark a ribbon-cutting for opening 7.4 miles of adaptive trails and a walking trail.
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
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IRONTON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is celebrating the opening of the Sagamore Unit at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area.

The Sagamore Unit features 15.1 miles of mountain bike trails, including 7.4 miles of adaptive trails for hand-bike and other assistive bikes and a 1.4-mile accessible walking trail. Participants in the ribbon-cutting are encouraged to use the trails following the ribbon-cutting and remarks.

Representatives from the DNR, Division of Parks and Trails, Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew and elected officials are expected.

The event is set at the Sagamore Lake picnic shelter, 20939 County Road 59, Ironton.

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