2.0 miles
Distance
394 ft
Climb
-539 ft
Descent
00:19:10
Avg time

Amity West Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-Oct
  • Global Ranking
    #7598
  • Year Opened
    2011
  • Land Manager

Amity West Trail is can be ridden in either direction and is often combined with the Amity East Trail to create a full circuit. It can also be combined with the Amity Connector and the Lester River Trail for a bigger loop.

Riding downhill (south):

The trail leaves Seven Bridges Road with an immediate, punchy, rocky climb. Don't worry, though: it's pretty much all downhill after this!

As the trail continues, the first several minutes will have you climbing, descending, and switch-backing over small valleys and ridges. There are a number of boardwalks in this section as you pass over many very small creeks and streams.

As the descent gets a little steeper you'll enter the pines, where the smooth flowing trail gradually roller-coasters you down. After the pines, the trail begins to turn back on itself, requiring a little more climbing effort to keep the momentum going. Eventually, several tight switch-backs spit you onto Seven Bridges Road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Amity West Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -145 ft
  • Altitude min
    756 ft
  • Altitude max
    983 ft
  • Altitude start
    931 ft
  • Altitude end
    786 ft
  • Grade max
    -27.209%
  • Grade min
    35.01%
  • Distance climb
    4,326 ft
  • Distance down
    1.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    370 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:10
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Status:
on Nov 21, 2016
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Amity West Trail Trail Reports

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Nov 21, 2016 @ 7:05am
Nov 21, 2016
Please only ride when thoroughly frozen!
Nov 15, 2016 @ 12:24pm
Nov 15, 2016
Rain today; heading into freeze/thaw cycle of shoulder season
Oct 1, 2016 @ 12:20pm
Oct 1, 2016
a few soft spots, but not bad
Aug 23, 2016 @ 10:30am
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 17, 2016 @ 6:05am
Aug 17, 2016
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Jun 10, 2016 @ 6:26am
Jun 10, 2016
Amity West Trail, Duluth
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Feb 20, 2015 @ 8:09am
Feb 20, 2015
Amity West Trail, Duluth

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