MN STATE PARKS AND TRAILS

Gooseberry Falls State Park
3206 Highway 61 East
Two Harbors, MN 55616
(218) 834-3855

Jay Cooke State Park
500 Highway 210 East
Carlton, Minnesota 55718
(218) 384-4610

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Road 
Two Harbors, MN 55616
(218) 226-6377

Congdon Parkway Trail
Portions of this trail will take your breath away with beauty.  The trail follows along Tischer Creek where you will see cascading falls and steep canyons enhanced by majestic pines and lush green cover.  Hike down this trail and spend an afternoon visiting the Congdon mansion. 
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Chester Creek Trail
Many will say that the Chester Creek Trail holds the most scenic beauty of all Duluth trails.  Like the Congdon Parkway Trail, it too has steep canyons enhanced with majestic pines. 
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Trail Across Spirit Mountain
You may connect with the trail across Spirit Mountain from the Skyline Parkway or for the Kingsbury Creek Trail.  A hike across the upper Spirit Mountain Trail offers a panoramic view of the St. Louis River and the Duluth Harbor.  With possible year-round operation of the ski lifts, summer visitors could take advantage of a scenic ride up the hill and a mountain bike ride and hike down to the Lake Superior Zoo or other destinations.  
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Willard Munger Trail
The Willard Munger Trail is considered one of our nation's premium bicycling trails and is the longest run of paved bicycle trail in the United States.  The Munger Trail, when linked with the DWP Tunnel Trail and onward to Canal Park and the North Shore, will open a whole new market of tourism to our community.  A bicycling route through our community will make Duluth a world-class bicycling city.  
 
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Western Waterfront Trail
In the summer you will find this trail to be a bird watching hot spot.  In addition hikers or bikers will see an abundance of wildlife including ducks, geese and beaver, and often you will run into deer, fox and even bear.  In the winter, the trail is groomed for cross-country skiing. 
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The Kingsbury Creek Trail
This trail runs from the Lake Superior Zoo and follows along the beautiful Kingsbury Creek.  The trail connects with many other Spirit Mountain trails to offer a real wilderness experience right in our city. 
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The Mission Creek Trail
One of Duluth's most scenic and remote trails, this trail leads from the Munger Trail along and over Mission Creek down into Fond du Lac, and can be taken as a loop hike or bike ride back to the Munger Trail through Jay Cooke State Park.  The Mission Creek Trail is also know as Old Skyline Drive, which was closed some 30 years ago. 
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Lincoln Park Trail
This trail is located in one of Duluth's oldest parks.  Since 1889, this park has been a favorite spot for picnickers, hikers and naturalists.  This 1.5 mile trail is an easy hike and offers an abundance of beautiful forest and rock formations.  
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Old Skyline Drive Trail 
This trail hooks up with the Spirit Mountain Trail and is part of the Old Skyline Mountain Trail and is park of the Old Skyline Drive that was taken out when Spirit Mountain was built.  This trail links the Kingsbury Creek Trail to trails going west to Jay Cooke State Park.  
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