5,161 ft
36 ft
-48 ft
Avg time

Old Hartley Road Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Land Manager

This path is 10'-15' wide, flat, evenly-graded, and dressed with crushed rock. It is not singletrack built with mountain biking in mind, but it provides access to/from many excellent singletrack options!

From the Hartley Nature Center parking lot, follow the signs for the "Duluth Traverse" west. Stop for a peek at Hartley Pond on your right before following the signage to the left (south).

Roughly 500' from the train intersection near Hartley Pond, there are some unmarked trails on the west side of this trail that will lead you up to the top of the "rock knob", a bedrock outcrop that provides a beautiful panoramic view of the surroundings and a glimpse at Lake Superior.

Continuing south the path crosses a large lowland where there are several wide wetland-boardwalks.

Near the southern end, on the west, is the entrance to Root Canal.

Continuing to the southern terminus you end up in a residential neighborhood.

Local Trail Association
trail association logo
Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shore (www.coggs.com)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.
donate to earn trail karma!
More Stats for Old Hartley Road mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -12 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,162 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,209 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,185 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,173 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,582 ft
  • Distance down
    2,446 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,133 ft
  • Avg time
  • view trail stats
on Oct 25, 2016
no votes yet

view (5)
Layers winter
Map Style
Trail Style
  • ?
update trails status or condition

Old Hartley Road Trail Reports

Oct 25, 2016 @ 1:22pm
1 days
Open for business
Aug 4, 2016 @ 5:33am
Aug 4, 2016
Still closed (indefinitely) due to major park-wide wind storm damage
Jul 26, 2016 @ 6:19am
Jul 26, 2016
Severe storm blow-down damage: officially closed by City of Duluth!
Jul 11, 2016 @ 5:45am
Jul 11, 2016
Jul 8, 2016 @ 5:55am
Jul 8, 2016
view all reports »


no photos have been added for Old Hartley Road yet, add a photo.

Reviews / Comments

No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.

Post a Comment

You must login to Pinkbike.
Don't have an account? Sign up

Join Pinkbike  Login


no videos have been added for Old Hartley Road yet, add a video.

Nearby Trails

  • embed Old Hartley Road trail on your website
    • Updated on Wed 2015-09-16 @ 8:52am
    • Submitted on Fri 2015-02-20 @ 12:09pm
    • By namdoogttam COGGS & contributors
    • #26099 - 218 views
  • subscribe
  • flag
  • login to download gpx or kml files.