14.2 miles
Distance
1,361 ft
Climb
-1,363 ft
Descent
993 ft
High Point

Mission Creek Loop. 15 miles of singletrack.

Detailed Description
Mission Creek Loop is a 14 mile less popular easy route located near Duluth Minnesota. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 1,361 ft with a max elevation of 993 ft then descends -1,363 ft.
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4 Reviews & Comments

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Donny2guns (Jul 20, 2022 at 18:53)
Great ride. Ran into some very wet ruts/mud about halfway through.
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namdoogttam COGGS (Aug 3, 2021 at 5:12)
Feels very remote, nothing but you, the bears, and the woods. The bottom end has dramatic hairpin turns overlooking steep forested ravines.
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Skywaalk3r (Aug 11, 2018 at 21:22)
One of my favorite trails at Mission Creek!
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BigMesa (Jul 17, 2018 at 12:01)
This is a spectacular breath-taking trail that is quite adventurous to ride. I look forward to ride it again!!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Ridelogs
    57
More Stats for Mission Creek Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    651 ft
  • Altitude start
    655 ft
  • Altitude end
    650 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -33.1%
  • Grade min
    25.3%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Porcupine Passage | Mission Creek | Duluth, MN
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