1 mile
Distance
150 ft
Climb
-109 ft
Descent
00:10:53
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Ninja Beaver Trail

Ninja Beaver Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mission Creek
    Duluth, Minnesota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #30774 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

More flowing singletrack. Connection between Valley West (Duluth Traverse) and Lawless.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ninja Beaver mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    41 ft
  • Altitude min
    920 ft
  • Altitude max
    963 ft
  • Altitude start
    922 ft
  • Altitude end
    963 ft
  • Grade
    0.757%
  • Grade max
    -20.602%
  • Grade min
    15.915%
  • Distance climb
    2,391 ft
  • Distance down
    2,237 ft
  • Distance flat
    746 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:36
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Status:
on Oct 15, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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  • < 1 month
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Ninja Beaver Trail Reports

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      Oct 15, 2020 @ 7:15am
      Oct 15, 2020
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 8:18am
      Aug 18, 2020
      Muddy in some low spots a few that are blind in the direction I was going. The trail crew looks to have been putting in a ton of work in this...
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 11:48am
      Jul 26, 2020
      This trail has been the neglected step child of Mission Creek For quite some time. Even after the recent proverbial back to school trim and...
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 9:07am
      Jul 13, 2020
      reporter A little overgrown and quite a few endo type dry mud holes
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:09am
      Jul 4, 2020
      Little bit of mud and some soft spots but overall dry
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 115 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 372 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Tour Duluth
      69 miles

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Skywaalk3r Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Aug 11, 2018 at 21:24)
       First half of this trail coming off of Valley West is extremely overgrown. Could definitely use some cleanup.. the second half of the trail was fun though.
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