Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Please visit our parks COVID page for announcements.

Duluth, a four-season city with 11,000 acres of green space alongside the great Lake Superior, has miles of trails and over 100 parks, providing a suitable back drop for a multitude of recreation activities.

  • 129 Parks
  • 11,000 acres of green space
  • 6,834 acres of City parkland
  • 10 miles of horseback trail
  • 30 miles paved, and 16 miles gravel accessible trail
  • 38 miles (61k) of cross-country ski trail (Grooming Update)
  • 85 miles of bike-optimized singletrack trail
  • Over 150 miles of natural surface hiking trail!
  • 8 outdoor skating rinks

Check out the outdoor rink schedule and nordic ski grooming updates at the buttons below! 

Click Here for Program Registration

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Nordic Ski Grooming Conditions


Agents of Discovery - an educational mobile app that will help you experience our parks and learn about nature in a new and fun way! Download for free; new detective Missions will rotate to different parks each month! FAQ here

New features get added often - check the bottom of the Settings screen to make sure your app is up to date (currently version v5.2.54)

Current Missions: 
Ely's Peak - along DWP trail (park at 2384 Becks Road)
Enger Park


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