Western Waterfront Trail

The Western Waterfront Trail offers nearly five miles of waterfront accessible to all. As you amble about this 8-foot wide level, graveled pathway, you will likely note of some of the 270+ bird species or aquatic mammals along the banks of the St. Louis River estuary. Several marsh habitats along nine miles of shoreline make …

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Park Point Trail

Totaling four miles out and back this trail is somewhat of a challenge as about half of it is through the sand at the water’s edge. The trail features a variety of plants and trees, some interesting views of the harbor, the remnants of old growth forest and settlers cabins and the site of the …

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Mission Creek Trail

Even the avid hiker will find the Mission Creek Nature Trail to be one of the most challenging hikes in the city trails network. Steep and muddy in sections this 4.5 mile hike will take a good four hours and good footwear is a must. Mission Creek is located at the far western end of …

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Magney/Snively Trail

Located within the heart of old growth forest, the Magney-Snively ski trail system has 15.3 km of groomed classical and skating ski trails. Designed for intermediate to advanced skiers, the trails wind through rugged terrain, and are not recommended for beginner skiers. The Great Minnesota Ski Pass is required here. Ski rental is available at …

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Lincoln Park Trail

Lincoln Park (originally named Garfield Park) is one of the oldest of Duluth parks. Straddling Miller Creek and stretching from 3rd Street up to Skyline Parkway, it encompasses some 35 acres. Easy to moderate trails, some paved and wheelchair accessible (lower end) and dirt or limestone pathways elsewhere allow one to amble alongside the creek …

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Lester Park Trail

The Lester Park trail begins in Lester Park which is located at 61st Ave East and Superior Street where the west and east branches of the Lester River come together. The park is a popular place for family outings and includes picnic tables, grills, a covered pavilion, a softball diamond, sand boxes, and one of …

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Lakewalk

From 27th Avenue East to Bayfront Festival Park this 4.2 mile pathway named the Duluth Lakewalk traces the shore of Lake Superior, fronting the Duluth downtown area. Along the way you can take in the beauty of Lake Superior and the fascinating lure of a working port with foreign and domestic vessels sailing nearby. At …

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Kingsbury Creek Trail

Located at the northwest corner of the Lake Superior Zoo where the old Duluth Winnipeg and Pacific railroad tracks cross the creek, this 1.3 mile trail will present the leisurely hiker a moderate challenge. The trail head is where the old DWP trestle crosses the creek. Parking is available in the Lake Superior Zoo lot …

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Hartley Park Trails

Hartley Park is 660 acres of forested hills and wetlands with a variety of scenic hiking and biking trails. These trails pass through beautiful forests with breathtaking views of Lake Superior and the St. Louis River Valley. Hartley Park’s trails are open to hiking, bicycling, cross country skiing, and dog walking – with a few …

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Grassy Point Trail

Grassy Point is an area of over 100 acres of wetland and shallow open water habitat located in the St. Louis River Estuary. Submerged and emergent plants, shrubs, swamp and forest provides home to a wide variety of fish, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. In 1861, the Duluth-Superior harbor was originally charted, and a large …

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