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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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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.
      source: Wikipedia
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      306
      Trails Mountain Bike
      277
      Trails E-Bike
      219
      Trails Hike
      290
      Trails Trail Running
      285
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      6
      Trails Snowmobile
      9
      Trails Snowshoe
      56
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      39
      Total Distance
      343 miles
      Total Descent
      39,693 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,300 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,901 ft
      Reports
      18,521
      Photos
      811
      Ridden Counter
      26,290

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Spirit Mountain 13 3 6 8
      Piedmont & Brewer 8 8 9 6
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park 4 12 6 1
      Hartley Park 4 8 5
      Giants Ridge 8 9 3 2
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      Popular St. Louis County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Lower Burner of Stovetop (Duluth Traverse)
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Home Brew
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Deerslayer
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Lower Burner of Stovetop
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Skyline (Duluth Traverse)
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Lower Cathedral
      Mission Creek
      Lester River Trail (Duluth Traverse)
      Lester Park
      Loki
      Mission Creek
      Foxx Rocks
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Skills Park - Intermediate Jump Line
      Spirit Mountain
      St. Louis River Trail (Duluth Traverse)
      Mission Creek
      DWP
      Spirit Mountain
      Scarface
      Piedmont & Brewer
      Sprung A Leak
      Spirit Mountain
      Lollygagger (Duluth Traverse)
      Piedmont & Brewer

      St. Louis County Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Duluth Traverse
      Lester Park
      41 miles
      NO SHUTTLE Full Duluth Traverse
      Duluth
      68 miles
      Death by Piedmont
      Piedmont & Brewer
      7 miles
      2019 COGGS GGG
      Duluth
      44 miles
      All the hard stuff
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      7 miles
      2021 MCA Race #6 Course Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      4 miles
      Preseason Urban Tech
      Chester Park Area
      11 miles
      Preseason Urban
      Chester Park Area
      13 miles
      Enduro Race
      Mission Creek
      8 miles
      Easy Piedy
      Piedmont & Brewer
      4 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 31 rides
      Past Week
      • 241 rides

      Photos of St. Louis County Mountain Bike

      26 |
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      22 |
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      trail: Smorgasbord
      203 |
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 9:40am
      Jul 12, 2019
      trail: Deerslayer
      73 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:45pm
      Oct 16, 2017
      trail: Deerslayer
      91 |
      Oct 16, 2017 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 16, 2017
      trail: Boss Hog
      219 |
      Nov 10, 2016 @ 9:53am
      Nov 10, 2016
      trail: Home Brew
      461 |
      Oct 15, 2015 @ 7:51am
      Oct 15, 2015
      trail: Home Brew
      909 |
      Feb 20, 2015 @ 10:05am
      Feb 20, 2015

      Videos of St. Louis County Mountain Bike

      Garden Drop
      5 | Oct 24, 2021
      Python Drop
      trail: Python
      2 | Oct 24, 2021
      Massive OTB at Bike Park
      113 | Sep 7, 2021
      Downhilling!
      68 | Dec 2, 2020
      Season ending crash
      trail: Sector 12
      0:14 | 74 | Oct 12, 2020
      Friday Fails Submission
      0:08 | 374 | Jan 3, 2020
      Friday Fails Submission
      0:22 | 7101 | Oct 22, 2019
      non biker try jump
      0:04 | 194 | Oct 7, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Roller Derby
      Redhead Mountain Bike Park
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 6:34am
      Oct 7, 2021
      WetPeteKero IROC Closed to protect the new earthwork

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2492987cdeleski11wishlisttrailCalculated Risk
      Oct 25, 2021 @ 7:28am
      34 mins
      user #1567687mickeypearsonaddreportSHT - Rose Garden to Hartley Nature Center
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 4:26pm
      16 hours
      user #1567687mickeypearsonaddreportDHT - Skyline Parkway and 2 more
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 4:26pm
      16 hours
      user #1062368Collinwagneraddphoto in Champlin, Minnesota, United States and 1 more
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 8:44am
      23 hours
      user #1062368Collinwagneraddphoto in Champlin, Minnesota, United States
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 8:38am
      23 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2883297RandalkjohnsontrailMerritt CreekThe trail has some flow, but mostly very...
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 6:07pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      user #2883297RandalkjohnsontrailMerritt CreekWhat a great trail. Slow going, but very...
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 6:04pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      user #2438109ConnorslawsontrailDowner ParkPossibly the most difficult public trail in...
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 6:35pm
      Oct 3, 2021
      user #25807379o0eHTtrailSteel ToeSuper fun double rock roll, favorite trail at...
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 12:22pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      user #1261865provin1327trailHappy Camper - Thing 2Great trail with the perfect sized jumps. I...
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 7:45pm
      Aug 22, 2021

      Local Badges

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Giants Ridgebike parkBiwabik
      Spirit Mountainbike parkDuluth
      Pump Trackskill parkDuluth
      Spirit Mountain Skills Parkskill parkDuluth

      Local Products

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Loll Designs
      • Hartley Nature Center
      • IROC
      • Flowtrack
      • Pathfinder Trail Building LLC
      • Kay-Linn Enterprises
      Local Trail Association

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike272278 miles31,683 ft121 miles1,299 ft
      80018,5242730,109
      E-Bike219242 miles28,468 ft101 miles1,050 ft
      14,6622331
      Hike290300 miles27,726 ft120 miles1,299 ft
      1018,4521,138
      Trail Running285299 miles27,697 ft120 miles1,299 ft
      318,440885
      Horse426 miles1,234 ft11 miles764 ft
      12,9194
      Dirtbike/Moto45 miles184 ft3 miles79 ft
      12,5156
      ATV/ORV/OHV65 miles184 ft3 miles79 ft
      12,51515
      Snowmobile937 miles1,650 ft16 miles741 ft
      26
      Snowshoe5676 miles7,051 ft29 miles1,198 ft
      7275
      Backcountry Ski2
      211
      Nordic Ski3922 miles1,424 ft10 miles430 ft
      6402
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