Yawkey: Skip, Timbershaft, Little Rock

This nearly 4 mile mountain biking singletrack ride loop features the full technical riding challenges of the Yawkey Unit of trails starting and ending at the Croft Mine Historical parking lot just north of the City of Crosby, on MN HWY 6.

Currently you do not need a Minnesota State Park vehicle permit to park in the Croft Mine Historical parking lot.

This ride loop is for technical skill riding experts only. For all other users, please build your technical skill riding abilites within the Miner’s Mountain Rally Center Bike Skills Area in the Mahnomen Unit of trails.

On this technical trail cycling loop, you’ll experience:

  • Haul Road (Gets you in and out of the Yawkey Unit of Trails)
  • Skip
  • Timber Shaft
  • Little Rock

Depending on the speed you ride, this could be a couple of hours, or a full day experience, if you want to session the challenges to your heart’s content.

This entire singletrack loop is a one-direction, one-way trail.

WARNING : Please read the IMBA Responsbile Riding Rules of the Trail prior to riding by clicking

WARNING : Please review IMBA Trail Difficulty Rating System prior to riding by clicking here.

WARNING : Please read the safety warnings on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Trail Map by clicking here.