Parks & Recreation

Trail Partners

Cyclists of Gitchee Gummee Shores (COGGS)

Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores (COGGS) is a local non-profit organization committed to providing cycling opportunities throughout the Twin Ports. 

Visit COGGS's website for trail conditions and maps

Duluth Area Horse Trail Alliance (DAHTA)

The Duluth Area Horse Trail Alliance is a local non-profit organization committed to the planning and implementation of equine friendly trails in Northern Minnesota.

Visit their website for more information or to learn how you can become a member.


Duluth Climbers Coalition

The Duluth Climbers Coalition is dedicated to securing and preserving access to climbing within the City of Duluth, and to promote quality climbing opportunities for participants of all ages and abilities and across all climbing disciplines.

Visit their website for more information about how you can support climbing in Duluth.

Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club (DXC)

The Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club (DXC) provides cross-country ski programs and events to the community and is a great resource for trail information.

Call the City of Duluth's Cross-country Ski Hotline at 218-730-4321 or visit DXC's website for trail conditions and grooming reports.

Friends of the Lakewalk

The Friends of the Lakewalk work with the City of Duluth to carry out their vision to ensure that the Duluth Lakewalk will continue to be preserved, protected, improved, and interpreted to provide a world class experience on the shore of Lake Superior.

To learn more and support the Friends of the Lakewalk vision, please visit their website.

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory is best known for being a leading observation site for raptor migration. Visit the main overlook on Skyline Parkway, or hike through the Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve.

Visit their website for more information or to download a trail map.

Metropolitan Interstate Commission (MIC)

The MIC works to identify issues, assess conditions, gather public input and prioritize infrastructure investments to meet current and future needs with regard to transportation planning and bikeways in the Duluth-Superior area.

To learn more about what MIC does and how they assist Duluth with bikeways projects, please visit their website.

Northern Minnesota Track Club (NMTC)

Founded in 1981, the NMTC is a grass roots running club, promoting trail running and managing races in the Duluth-Superior area.

For more information about the club and ways you can invest your time to support our trails and races please visit their website.

Snowmobile Clubs

Drift Toppers and Over the Hill Night Riders are local snowmobile clubs formed by enthusiasts from around the area committed to maintenance, upgrades and trail grooming.

Visit their pages for more information, or to learn how you can become a member.

Superior Hiking Trail (SHT)

The Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) offers 300+ miles of hiking, following the ridgeline of Lake Superior from Wisconsin, through Duluth and eventually ending in Canada.

Visit the Superior Hiking Trail website for trail conditions, information, and maps.

US Bicycle Route 41

U.S. Bicycle Route 41, also known as the North Star Route, connects St. Paul to Canada.  USBR 41 combines existing roads and mixed-use paths and trails including those in Duluth, to create a bicycle route that winds its way through some of Minnesota’s most beloved and popular locations.

See their information on the MNDOT website to learn more.

Wheels on Trails

The mission of Wheels on Trails is to support universal trails and parks for everyone with an emphasis on promoting the safe use of environmentally sensitive natural trails by people who have health limitations.

Please visit their website for more information and details on their many projects.


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