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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)
      661
      Trails Mountain Bike
      344
      Trails E-Bike
      290
      Trails Horse
      13
      Trails Hike
      529
      Trails Trail Running
      509
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      4
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      6
      Trails Snowmobile
      13
      Trails Snowshoe
      192
      Trails Downhill Ski
      18
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      6
      Trails Nordic Ski
      235
      Total Distance
      791 miles
      Total Descent
      59,073 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,300 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,901 ft
      Reports
      26,865
      Photos
      1,094
      Ridden Counter
      63,766

      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 9 8
      Piedmont & Brewer 9 8 9 5
      Hartley Park 4 10 6
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      Popular St. Louis County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Home Brew
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Deerslayer
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Lower Burner of Stovetop
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Lower Burner of Stovetop
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Lester River Trail
      Lester Park Trails
      Lower Cathedral
      Mission Creek
      Skills Park - Intermediate Jump Line
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      Skyline
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Loki
      Mission Creek
      Sprung A Leak
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      Happy Camper
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      Foxx Rocks
      Piedmont & Brewer
      St. Louis River Trail
      Mission Creek
      Wrecking Ball
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      Candyland
      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
      Mission Creek Winter Loop
      Mission Creek
      8 miles
      Spirit Enduro #1
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      9 miles
      Spirit Enduro #1
      Spirit Mountain Bike Park
      9 miles
      DULUTH TRAVERSE
      Lester Park Trails
      31 miles
      piedmont lap
      Piedmont & Brewer
      5 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 8 rides
      Yesterday
      • 16 rides
      Past Week
      • 150 rides

      Photos of St. Louis County Mountain Bike

      31 |
      Aug 10, 2023 @ 1:22pm
      Aug 10, 2023
      54 |
      Jul 28, 2022 @ 2:53pm
      Jul 28, 2022
      146 |
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      135 |
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      trail: Deerslayer
      116 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:45pm
      Oct 16, 2017
      trail: Deerslayer
      133 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 16, 2017
      trail: Home Brew
      683 |
      Oct 15, 2015 @ 7:51am
      Oct 15, 2015
      trail: Home Brew
      1,159 |
      Feb 20, 2015 @ 10:05am
      Feb 20, 2015

      Videos of St. Louis County Mountain Bike

      A Lil too dry to see
      51 | Sep 12, 2023
      Slender James Classic Enduro 2022
      31 | Mar 14, 2023
      Slender James Classic Enduro 2021
      | Mar 3, 2023
      XC bike comes up short
      trail: Medropolis
      108 | Sep 16, 2022
      OTB and Joining the Collarbone Club
      101 | Jul 26, 2022
      Garden Drop
      246 | Oct 24, 2021
      Python Drop
      trail: Python
      54 | Oct 24, 2021
      Massive OTB at Bike Park
      trail: Spirit Mtn
      147 | Sep 7, 2021

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      Recent Comments

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      SomatochloratrailThe PinesFatbike conditions good
      Jan 28, 2024 @ 1:43pm
      Jan 28, 2024
      SomatochloratrailNorth Star LoopCondition good for fatbike (4.8” tyres) in...
      Jan 28, 2024 @ 1:40pm
      Jan 28, 2024
      SomatochloratrailRed HopMorning ride- started to get soft on edges by...
      Jan 28, 2024 @ 1:38pm
      Jan 28, 2024
      SomatochloratrailCrossfireNot groomed- so used ATV trail
      Jan 28, 2024 @ 1:36pm
      Jan 28, 2024
      RickPaolettireportCrossfireRaked trail parallel to the beach
      Dec 10, 2023 @ 12:18pm
      Dec 10, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike344430 miles32,283 ft173 miles1,299 ft
      1,06726,7404557,686
      E-Bike290390 miles30,912 ft159 miles1,243 ft
      16,0253718
      Horse1335 miles1,509 ft14 miles1,027 ft
      12,86910
      Hike529681 miles42,257 ft258 miles1,299 ft
      1826,51833,067
      Trail Running509666 miles41,880 ft254 miles1,299 ft
      626,49422,865
      Dirtbike/Moto45 miles184 ft3 miles79 ft
      12,4685
      Observed Trials123 miles459 ft9 miles197 ft
      53
      ATV/ORV/OHV625 miles971 ft10 miles194 ft
      12,46820
      Snowmobile1355 miles2,116 ft23 miles823 ft
      717
      Snowshoe192322 miles17,434 ft121 miles1,217 ft
      4,9172342
      Downhill Ski1834 miles1,365 ft14 miles919 ft
      4,477642
      Backcountry Ski65 miles400 ft2 miles673 ft
      3,34080
      Nordic Ski235285 miles15,128 ft112 miles1,207 ft
      34,5973,072
      • By CycleKrieg & contributors
      • Admins: MW HIKING, namdoogttam, Redpine, CycleKrieg, mnmtb
      • #37475 - 4,072 views

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