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      St. Louis County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 200,226. Its county seat is Duluth. It is the largest county in Minnesota, and the largest in the United States east of the Mississippi River (second largest after Aroostook County, Maine by land area).

      St. Louis County is included in the Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      525
      Trails Mountain Bike
      335
      Trails E-Bike
      283
      Trails Horse
      9
      Trails Hike
      356
      Trails Trail Running
      339
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      4
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      6
      Trails Snowmobile
      11
      Trails Snowshoe
      109
      Trails Downhill Ski
      3
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      5
      Trails Nordic Ski
      175
      Total Distance
      619 miles
      Total Descent
      50,303 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,300 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,901 ft
      Reports
      23,117
      Photos
      1,039
      Ridden Counter
      44,751

      Outside Logo Articles

      Destination Showcase: Duluth & Lebanon Hills, Minnesota
      Aug 7, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Check out two more of the top places to mountain bike in Minnesota.

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Giants Ridge 9 12 3 2
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park 8 16 6 1
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park 13 5 8 8
      Piedmont & Brewer 10 8 9 6
      Hartley Park 7 9 5
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      Popular St. Louis County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Deerslayer
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Home Brew
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Lower Burner of Stovetop
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Lower Burner of Stovetop
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Skyline
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Lower Cathedral
      Mission Creek
      Lester River Trail
      Lester Park Trails
      Skills Park - Intermediate Jump Line
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      Foxx Rocks
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Loki
      Mission Creek
      Sprung A Leak
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      St. Louis River Trail
      Mission Creek
      Happy Camper
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      DWP
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      Wrecking Ball
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park

      St. Louis County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Duluth Traverse
      Lester Park Trails
      41 miles
      NO SHUTTLE Full Duluth Traverse
      Duluth
      68 miles
      Death by Piedmont
      Piedmont & Brewer
      7 miles
      2021 MCA Race #6 Course Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      4 miles
      2019 COGGS GGG
      Duluth
      44 miles
      DULUTH TRAVERSE
      Lester Park Trails
      31 miles
      piedmont lap
      Piedmont & Brewer
      5 miles
      Traverse Loop from Hunter's Park
      Hartley Park
      18 miles
      All the hard stuff
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      7 miles
      Amity East Loop
      Lester Park Trails
      6 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 7 rides
      Past Week
      • 71 rides

      Photos of St. Louis County Mountain Bike

      98 |
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      90 |
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      trail: Smorgasbord
      263 |
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 9:40am
      Jul 12, 2019
      trail: Deerslayer
      100 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:45pm
      Oct 16, 2017
      trail: Deerslayer
      120 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 16, 2017
      trail: Home Brew
      579 |
      Oct 15, 2015 @ 7:51am
      Oct 15, 2015
      trail: Home Brew
      1,036 |
      Feb 20, 2015 @ 10:05am
      Feb 20, 2015
      trail: Lower Whoops
      2,252 |
      Nov 19, 2013 @ 9:17am
      Nov 19, 2013
      | 2 comments

      Videos of St. Louis County Mountain Bike

      XC bike comes up short
      trail: Medropolis
      64 | Sep 16, 2022
      OTB and Joining the Collarbone Club
      84 | Jul 26, 2022
      Garden Drop
      84 | Oct 24, 2021
      Python Drop
      trail: Python
      22 | Oct 24, 2021
      Massive OTB at Bike Park
      trail: Spirit Mtn
      138 | Sep 7, 2021
      Downhilling!
      trail: Spirit Mtn
      78 | Dec 2, 2020
      Season ending crash
      trail: Sector 12
      0:14 | 79 | Oct 12, 2020
      Friday Fails Submission
      0:08 | 493 | Jan 3, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      UMD (NCT/SHT)
      Duluth
      Jan 20, 2023 @ 5:59pm
      Jan 20, 2023
      Snow Coveredwhitet777Recent snow and no grooming makes it...
      St. Louis River Trail
      Mission Creek
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 8:16pm
      Jan 7, 2023
      Snow CoveredZaskar972No grooming
      Upper Cathedral
      Mission Creek
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 8:14pm
      Jan 7, 2023
      Snow CoveredZaskar972No grooming

      Recent Trail Reports

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      The Rim (South)
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 7:34am
      3 days
      DryTrail Running Weed whacked from where Matt left off up...PeteKero IROC
      Outback
      Hidden Valley Recreation Area
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 25, 2023
      Snow GroomedSoft! Let some air out and keep the...sponny ENS&BC
      Magic Carpet
      Hidden Valley Recreation Area
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 25, 2023
      Snow GroomedSoft! Let some air out and keep the...sponny ENS&BC
      Hidden Valley Road
      Hidden Valley Recreation Area
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 25, 2023
      Snow GroomedSoft! Let some air out and keep the...sponny ENS&BC
      Erratic Behavior
      Hidden Valley Recreation Area
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 25, 2023
      Snow GroomedSoft! Let some air out and keep the...sponny ENS&BC
      Ely Airlines
      Hidden Valley Recreation Area
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 25, 2023
      Snow GroomedSoft! Let some air out and keep the...sponny ENS&BC
      Big Pines
      Hidden Valley Recreation Area
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 25, 2023
      Snow GroomedSoft! Let some air out and keep the...sponny ENS&BC
      Access Trail
      Hidden Valley Recreation Area
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 25, 2023
      Snow GroomedSoft! Let some air out and keep the...sponny ENS&BC
      Rhamnus
      Hartley Park
      Jan 20, 2023 @ 6:01pm
      Jan 20, 2023
      Snow Groomedwhitet777
      Fisherman
      Hartley Park
      Jan 20, 2023 @ 6:01pm
      Jan 20, 2023
      Snow Groomedwhitet777

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Activity Feed

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      user #1106739mantistoboggan939riddentrailSnaggletooth
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 6:53pm
      1 day
      updateeventDuluth Enduro Series Weekend Enduro
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 9:57am
      3 days
      user #2335283colinreuteraddeventDuluth Enduro Series Weekend Enduro
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 9:57am
      3 days
      user #2187806PeteKeroaddreportThe Rim (South)
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 7:34am
      3 days
      user #1514392sponnyaddreportAccess Trail and 6 more
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 25, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2902771HraklisOtrailStone AgeJust Beautiful. What a professionally built...
      Oct 23, 2022 @ 12:26pm
      Oct 23, 2022
      user #2099766BenbabineautrailCabbage PatchTrail s igns rate this a black diamond, but it...
      Oct 4, 2022 @ 4:46pm
      Oct 4, 2022
      user #2161888MattyRidestrailMonkey BusinessProbably my favorite trail at spirit. It has a...
      Sep 27, 2022 @ 12:16pm
      Sep 27, 2022
      user #2856094nickpethantrailCraft ConnectorThis trails still pushes me above my limit at...
      Sep 26, 2022 @ 9:52am
      Sep 26, 2022
      user #2629627ABEDMtrailFeatherlysSuper fast flow. Definitely a group favorite!
      Sep 18, 2022 @ 6:11pm
      Sep 18, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike335414 miles32,408 ft169 miles1,299 ft
      1,01922,9643641,906
      E-Bike283375 miles31,276 ft156 miles1,243 ft
      15,5102545
      Horse932 miles1,348 ft13 miles984 ft
      12,89010
      Hike356506 miles32,808 ft194 miles1,299 ft
      1322,81911,951
      Trail Running339497 miles32,759 ft192 miles1,299 ft
      422,80411,674
      Dirtbike/Moto45 miles184 ft3 miles79 ft
      12,4875
      Observed Trials123 miles459 ft9 miles197 ft
      51
      ATV/ORV/OHV625 miles971 ft10 miles194 ft
      12,48718
      Snowmobile1143 miles1,834 ft18 miles774 ft
      637
      Snowshoe109204 miles9,885 ft74 miles1,198 ft
      1,7211264
      Downhill Ski32,408 ft279 ft1,745 ft308 ft
      1,525204
      Backcountry Ski55 miles358 ft1 mile673 ft
      1,52744
      Nordic Ski175239 miles11,414 ft91 miles1,181 ft
      31,5631,937
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