5.5 miles
380 ft
-718 ft
1,134 ft
High Point

DWP Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Secondary Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Year Opened

Description from City of Duluth 2011 Bike Report:

The city-owned, abandoned, Duluth Winnipeg and Pacific(DWP) railroad corridor is currently used as an informal trail. The 100-ft wide corridor (wider in some locations)runs continuously for approximately 10 miles from 63rd Street West to Becks Road. Sections of the DWP also extends east from 63rd Street, but they are not all contiguous.The DWP is a very scenic route with several stone, iron and wooden trestles and a tunnel under the rock of Ely’s Peak. (This is also a popular rock climbing site and UMD has put in a trail and trail head on Becks Road.) The corridor provides an excellent unpaved multi-use regional trail system. Significant restoration and repair is needed on the trestles, rail bed and tunnel.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for DWP Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -338 ft
  • Altitude min
    724 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,062 ft
  • Altitude end
    724 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1.5 miles
  • Distance down
    3.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,569 ft
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on Nov 21, 2016
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DWP Trail Trail Reports

Nov 21, 2016 @ 7:05am
Nov 21, 2016
Please only ride when thoroughly frozen!
Nov 15, 2016 @ 12:32pm
Nov 15, 2016
Rain today; heading into freeze/thaw cycle of shoulder season
Oct 7, 2016 @ 6:57am
Oct 7, 2016
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