Thinking about buying a new bike this year? 701 Cycle & Sport and Pivot Cycles will be hosting a demo day at Harmon Lake this summer!

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It's that time of the year again. Trails are closed for the spring snow melt. We will post updates as conditions improve.

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Otter Creek 55 Mountain Bike Race and Festival

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It's that time of year again, trail conditions will degrade fast this week with the warm weather. We will begin posting updates, but for the near future please stay off the trail. All it takes is one ride to create a lot of work.

We can't wait for summer either! In fact for this year, we're putting another kayak launch chute in!

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New date this year, hoping for some cooler weather, and a team option! Get registered!

Just a reminder with the way the weather has been lately, if it's muddy, please stay off the trails. If you're not sure what difference it makes, check out the article below.

Rutting Up Trails (when they're dry 90% of the year) Is an ACT OF PURE SELFISHNESS

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And the sun sets on another season of trail work.

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The bikes (and trees) are displaying their fall colors. Get out and enjoy the weather this weekend!

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It's a great time to get out and enjoy the trails at Harmon Lake, the fall colors are beautiful!

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FYI. Paddle On has adjusted hours.

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Paddle On - Kayak and Paddle-Board Rentals of North Dakota

We still have some beautiful paddling weather ahead! Paddle On will now be open BY APPOINTMENT only until next spring! Please text or call 701-663-5580. Thanks for a great season!!

Who wouldn't want one of these, can't get one unless you sign up!

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Grit Events

Doing some finisher trophies for the Harmon Lake Trail Run marathon finishers. Done in house even. Http://

With today's rain, that brings us to almost 6" of rain since last Thursday! It's going to take a few days until the trail dries out, so please be patient and let it dry!

31 children — many of whom are low-income and at-risk — spent the day on Harmon Lake with Bismarck Police officers and youth workers for the annual Cops-N-Kids Fishing Derby.

Aaron Thomas, 10, grasps tightly onto his fishing rod as he watches the red-and-white bobber floating in the warm lake. The bobber goes under for a split second and then

If you're looking for some autumn fun. We'll be running the June courses in the opposite direction for this one. Get in now:

The RunND Fall Trail Races are Saturday, October 1st at Harmon Lake near Mandan, North Dakota. Run a trail 5k, 15k, Half or Full Marathon.

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