Current as of July 2020: the Duluth Traverse can be ridden end-to-end through use of a few short on-road stints that link the last few remaining un-built singletrack sections.

The Duluth Traverse ("DT") is progressing toward completion with each trail-building season that passes. It is the result of a shared vision that COGGS and the City of Duluth has for a multi-use, singletrack trail that is purpose-built for mountain biking and completely traverses the entire length of the City of Duluth. Consisting of mostly flowing beginner-level singletrack, the DT connects extensive and more difficult trail networks in clusters at Lester Park, Hartley Park, Piedmont-Brewer Park, Spirit Mountain and Mission Creek.

This route is drawn strictly using sanctioned, purpose-built singletrack, and public roads.

As mapped here, the route is roughly 80% singletrack. Much of the non-singletrack is on gravel road, doubletrack, or paths. The longest section of non-singletrack is a roughly 5 mile stretch of gravel doubletrack (the 'DWP') connecting Spirit Mountain with the Mission Creek area. The last notable on-road sections consist of a 3/4-mile section east of the antenna farm and a 1.3-mile long section east of Hartley Park.

(this "route" will be updated periodically when additional sections of sanctioned singletrack are filled-in)
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1Antenna Farm (Duluth Traverse)
Duluth
1 mile
2Chester Bowl Rim (Duluth Traverse)
Chester Park Area
1 mile
3DWP
Spirit Mountain
4,320 ft
4DWP
Duluth
5 miles
5DWP
Duluth
1 mile
6Enger Trail (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
2 miles
7Fairmont Connector
Hartley Park
1,055 ft
8Hawk Ridge Trail (Duluth Traverse)
Lester Park
3 miles
9Hilltopper (Duluth Traverse)
Duluth
2,040 ft
10Hilltopper to Antenna Farm Connector
Chester Park Area
4,259 ft
11Keene (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
1 mile
12Keene (Duluth Traverse)
Duluth
725 ft
13Kingsbury (Duluth Traverse)
Spirit Mountain
3,232 ft
14Lester River Trail (Duluth Traverse)
Lester Park
4 miles
15Lollygagger (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
2 miles
16Lower Burner of Stovetop (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
1 mile
17Miller High-Line (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
2,942 ft
18Miller Low-Line (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
3,482 ft
19Miller Middle-Line (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
1,234 ft
20Morningside (Duluth Traverse)
Lester Park
1 mile
21Nature Center -the Pines(Duluth Traverse)
Hartley Park
2,714 ft
22Observation Hill (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
3,619 ft
23Root Canal
Hartley Park
5,077 ft
24SHT & DT connector (Duluth Traverse)
Hartley Park
1,798 ft
25SHT - Hartley Nature Center to Martin Road
Duluth
1 mile
26SHT - Keene (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
577 ft
27Skyline (Duluth Traverse)
Piedmont & Brewer
4,317 ft
28Spirit Mtn (Duluth Traverse)
Spirit Mountain
1 mile
29St. Louis River Trail (Duluth Traverse)
Mission Creek
2 miles
30UMD (Duluth Traverse)
Duluth
5,079 ft
31Valley West (Duluth Traverse)
Mission Creek
3 miles
32Westchester (Duluth Traverse)
Chester Park Area
1 mile
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Spirit Mtn (Duluth Traverse)
Sep 15, 2021 @ 12:56pm
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Kingsbury (Duluth Traverse)
Sep 15, 2021 @ 12:56pm
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DWP
Sep 15, 2021 @ 12:56pm
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Lollygagger (Duluth Traverse)
Sep 11, 2021 @ 7:59am
Sep 11, 2021
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Keene (Duluth Traverse)
Sep 11, 2021 @ 7:59am
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