close
Layers winter
Map Style
Trail Style
  • ?
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icey
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      COGGS
      (www.coggs.com)
      Region Details
      • 5
      • 30
      • 24
      • 13
      • 9

      Duluth is designated by IMBA as a "Gold Level Ride Center", sharing this honor with only five other places in the world, including Park City, Utah; Boise-Eagle, Idaho; Oak Ridge, Oregon; and two locations in New Zealand!

      From IMBA:
      "From the buffed-out, flowing trails at Lester to the freerider playgrounds of Piedmont and Brewer to the lift-accessed trails of Spirit Mountain, the riding in Duluth is both high-quality and highly varied. The entire community has embraced trail-based recreation, including a major initiative to create the Duluth Traverse. This in-progress effort—led in part by the Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores (COGGS)—will result in a 100-mile singletrack network within city limits. Currently, Duluth offers more than 60 miles of trails on or near the glistening shores of Lake Superior.

      In 2011, IMBA helped design the first 40 miles of the Duluth Traverse. Based on that trails plan and the superior efforts of COGGS, the city was then awarded a $250,000 Parks and Trails Legacy grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to be used for the traverse project. COGGS will also receive $100,000 annually from the city of Duluth's Park Fund until the Duluth Traverse project is completed.

      Due, in part, to the Duluth Traverse, that city was named one of Outside Magazine’s “Best Towns of 2014."
      Links
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Duluth Mountain Bike

      report
      23 |
      Apr 16, 2017 @ 4:32pm
      Apr 16, 2017
      Hawk Ridge Trail (Duluth Traverse)
      report
      93 |
      Jul 30, 2016 @ 3:51pm
      Jul 30, 2016
      Lollygagger (Duluth Traverse)
      report
      62 |
      Jul 30, 2016 @ 3:50pm
      Jul 30, 2016
      Lollygagger (Duluth Traverse)
      report
      82 |
      Jul 30, 2016 @ 3:50pm
      Jul 30, 2016
      Lollygagger (Duluth Traverse)
      more photos »

      Videos of Duluth Mountain Bike

      Boss
      trail: Boss Hog
      0:09 | 60 | Nov 10, 2016
      Valley Girls
      0:08 | 78 | Nov 10, 2016
      Annnnd Straight to Tree
      0:23 | 569 | May 17, 2016
      Rock roll
      trail: Medropolis
      0:04 | 84 | Apr 25, 2016
      more videos »

      Duluth Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Duluth Traverse featured
      40.2 miles
      Gitchee Gumee Traverse race
      45.1 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #972822michaelmckenzietrailLokiIf you're in Duluth this trail is a must do....
      Jul 21, 2015 @ 9:17pm
      Jul 21, 2015
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #402614thejeepguyaddridelogMay 22, 2017 ride log
      May 22, 2017 @ 6:10pm
      8 hours
      user #402614thejeepguyaddridelogMay 21, 2017 ride log
      May 22, 2017 @ 1:20am
      1 days
      user #776811mtbracer4098addridelogMay 20, 2017 ride log
      May 20, 2017 @ 1:26pm
      3 days
      user #402614thejeepguyaddridelogMay 19, 2017 ride log
      May 19, 2017 @ 6:10am
      May 19, 2017
      user #402614thejeepguyaddridelogMay 18, 2017 ride log
      May 18, 2017 @ 5:01pm
      May 18, 2017
      more »

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Spirit Mountainbike parkDuluth
      Spirit Mountain Skills Parkskill parkDuluth
      view all skill parks »

      Nearby Riding Areas

      namedistance
      Piedmont 5 8 7 63.3 km
      Lester Park 1 45.8 km
      Spirit Mountain 8 3 5 37.8 km
      Mission Creek 4 512.3 km
      Mont du Lac 1 3 113 km

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      81
      Total Distance
      77.5 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      37.2 miles
      Total Descent
      2.8 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      1,383 ft
      Total Vertical
      740 ft
      Reports
      3,193
      Photos
      185
      Ridden Counter
      1,671
      • By brenthillier TAP Plus & contributors
      • Admins: Redpine, COGGS
      • #4538 - 3,167 views

      Downloading of trail gps tracks in kml & gpx formats is enabled for Duluth.
      You must login to download files.