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Thread: Trail Conditions - MN River Bottoms

  1. #1117
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    Trail Condition: Damp
    Date Posted: Yesterday @ 12:28 AM

    Details:  Rode the Eastern section from 77 up to 494 and back. The Eagan side has more sticks, logs and other driftwood on the trail. In the area where the beaver dam was there is some nasty silt muck that will sink a fatbike and suck your shoes off. Should be like concrete when it finally dries. Bloomington side back to the Cedar bridge was nice with the usual long sandy section.

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    Trail Condition: Damp
    Date Posted: 07-24-2014 @ 07:56 PM

    Details:  Rode from Lyndale to Nine Mile Creek, & eastward on the lowland trail past the fourth bridge. Greasy and sandy in spots, best for fat bikes. Log across Nine Mile Creek, still in place. See Trail Discussion post for further details.
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  3. #1115
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    Trail Condition: Wet Do Not Ride
    Date Posted: 07-24-2014 @ 01:39 PM

    Details:  I rode from the bloom. ferry trail head. I don't how far I went since the whole area has been drastically changed since I rode it last in May but I went pretty far past the train bridge. At a certain point the trail just ends. I've ridden it a few times before but it turns into mud and sand. I don't recommend riding it for at least a few more weeks. At one point I must have had 10 pounds of mud caked on my bike. I think its going to take a lot of work to make the trail what it was.Click image for larger version

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  4. #1114
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    Trail Condition: Tacky
    Date Posted: 07-13-2014 @ 08:57 PM

    Details:  Nearly fully dry with some spots of mud east of the Lyndale parking lot. Streams are still running high with some flowing over trails.

  5. #1113
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    Trail Condition: Wet Do Not Ride
    Date Posted: 07-10-2014 @ 10:13 PM

    Details:  After climbing over the gravel pile by the east entrance (Sibley House) - I must be slow or something - we made it about 100 yards before the mud turned into standing water as far as we could see. The water level on the river was well-below the trail, but it's still completely soaked down there...

  6. #1112
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    Trail Condition: Wet Do Not Ride
    Date Posted: 07-10-2014 @ 10:42 AM

    Details:  This report is only based on the Lyndale Ave area. Don't know how it is from the Bloomington Ferry side.

    The road-closed barriers remain up at the top of the hill near 106 St on Lyndale. Still can't drive a vehicle down to the Lyndale parking lot. Based on remaining sediment, it appears the entire Lyndale Ave parking lot was under water, including up the road about 50 yds beyond the round-about.

    The trail going east from the Lyndale parking lot is still too muddy to ride. If you instead drop in from the housing development and then go east you might be okay. Low areas still really muddy.

    West from Lyndale likely still flooded as well.

    Wish the news was better ...

  7. #1111
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    Trail Condition: Wet Do Not Ride
    Date Posted: 06-17-2014 @ 12:59 PM

    Details:  The flats from Lyndale to the Ferry Bridge are flooded. Another banner crop of mosquito's for this year.

  8. #1110
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    Trail Condition: Wet Do Not Ride
    Date Posted: 06-12-2014 @ 10:51 PM

    Details:  East from Bloomington ferry is tacky for the most part but there are several wet patches that are being torn up. The first water crossing is only possible at the northern most crossing and then quickly becomes impassible at the large dip. The water level needs to go down. I can't vouch for the rest of the trail. But overall it's wet in low spots; flooded at water crossings; and not worth riding.

  9. #1109
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    Trail Condition: Tacky
    Date Posted: 06-10-2014 @ 03:13 PM

    Details:  Dry-Tacky going east from Lyndale lot.

    West from Lyndale lot still a no-go, and in fact worse. Gate off Lyndale roundabout is closed, water running over service road 200 yards beyond 35W bridge. Couldn't go beyond that to see how bad it was between there and raft but based on water levels I'm assuming even worse than last week.

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    Trail Condition: Tacky
    Date Posted: 06-04-2014 @ 05:51 PM

    Details:  Tacky going east from Lyndale lot.

    Don't bother going west from Lyndale lot - river has backed up and you'll never make it to the raft -- gonna take a long time for that to dry out, no change from yesterday.

  11. #1107
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    Trail Condition: Wet Do Not Ride
    Date Posted: 06-03-2014 @ 03:34 PM

    Details:  Started off tacky going west from Lyndale lot for about 1/4 mile and then huge impassable wet area halfway to raft from start of singletrack.

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    Trail Condition: Tacky
    Date Posted: 05-28-2014 @ 02:58 PM

    Details:  Tacky to Dry, mostly dry actually.

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    Trail Condition: Wet Do Not Ride
    Date Posted: 05-27-2014 @ 01:10 PM

    Details:  Checked it out about noon, things are still a bit too wet.

  14. #1104
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    Trail Condition: Dry
    Date Posted: 05-24-2014 @ 04:24 PM

    Details:  I had an itch to try out my Saris Freedom rack so I loaded up my Mukluk and headed down to the river Friday morning. The trails were fine for the most part with the exception of a few low-lying areas.

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  15. #1103
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    Trail Condition: Dry
    Date Posted: 05-23-2014 @ 06:14 AM

    Details:  Rode from the Bloomington Ferry Bridge to 9 Mile Creek and back. Trail is dry and fast except for a couple of mud holes you should skirt. Worst one was under the swing bridge.

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