Tour Conserve by Bike
Stefan Anderson, Head of School

Wilderness Lakes Trails and the Forest Lake Country Store have organized a weekend of bicycling, beer tasting and outdoor activities in Land O’ Lakes Friday and Saturday August 9th and 10th.  Ride with Leinie benefits Wilderness Lakes Trails, Inc. providing funds to help pay for maintenance of the 40-mile Wilderness Lakes trail system.

Saturday, August 10th's events will begin with a choice of three bike rides, available to provide riders an option based on their biking experience: 

  • A 12-mile ride beginning at 11:00 a.m., led by Dick Leinenkugel, will be along rustic roads and showcases the 3.2-mile section of the bike trail completed in 2012.
  • A 13-mile ride along the gravel trails at Conserve School begins at 10:00 a.m. 
  • 38-mile ride around the Sylvania Wilderness Area passes through the towns of Watersmeet and Land O’ Lakes utilizing paved roads and trails.  An optional ride will route riders through the 12-mile, totally forested Agonikak National Recreation Trail .  The Agonikak Trail is not recommended for road bikes. This ride will begin at 9 a.m. 

Register day of ride at the Forest Lake Country Store, or register online  at:

Ride with Leinie Conserve School map