Parks & Recreation

Trail Partners

Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores (COGGS)

Mission Statement: COGGS is dedicated to developing and maintaining world-class mountain biking opportunities for all in the Twin Ports.

Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores Website

Duluth Area Horse Trail Alliance (DAHTA)

Mission Statement: Our mission is to educate the general public, and to develop and maintain, preserve and protect public lands and parks for equestrian use in and around the Greater Duluth Minnesota area.

Duluth Area Horse Trail Alliance Website

The Duluth Climbers Coalition

Mission Statement: Dedicated to securing access to Duluth's diverse climbing resources and promoting quality climbing opportunities for enthusiasts of all disciplines.

Duluth Climbers Coalition Website

Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club (DXC)

Mission Statement: Founded in 2004, the Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club (DXC) promotes healthy lifestyles, fitness, and fun through cross-country skiing by providing programs, informational resources, and special events to the community.

 

Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club Website

Friends of the Lakewalk

Mission Statement: To preserve, protect and improve the Duluth Lakewalk.

Friends of the Lakewalk Website

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory

Mission Statement: The mission of the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory is to protect birds of prey and other migratory birds in the Western Lake Superior Region through research, education, and stewardship.

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory Website

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.

Metropolitan Interstate Council Website

Northern Minnesota Track Club (NMTC)

Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide trail-running events in which we can all participate in and have fun. Many of our races take place on challenging courses, which is part of the fun. Everyone is welcome to participate regardless of ability. Our trail runs are places where you can test and improve your fitness, enjoy the outdoors, and mingle with fellow runners.

Northern Minnesota Track Club Website

Duluth Drift-Toppers Snowmobile Club

The DriftToppers Snowmobile club was formed in 1969, by snowmobile enthusiasts from the eastern part of Duluth and the surrounding townships. The eastern trails you ride, from Lester Park near Superior Street, to the North Shore Trail trailhead are the result of the efforts of these individuals.

Duluth Drift-Toppers Snowmobile Club

Hermantown Night Riders Snowmobile Club

The Hermantown Night Riders snowmobile club developed and maintains 59 miles of Grant-In-Aid trail connecting the Munger Trail in the South, North to Fish Lake and the North Shore trail.  Running through Duluth, Proctor, Hermantown, Rice Lake, and Fredenberg, Minnesota

Hermantown Night Riders Website

Superior Hiking Trail (SHT)

Mission Statement: To build, maintain, manage and promote the Superior Hiking Trail, a 300+ mile footpath along the ridgeline of the North Shore of Lake Superior from Wisconsin to just short of the Canadian border.

Superior Hiking Trail Association Website

North Star Bicycle Route (US Bicycle Route 41)

USBR 41 combines existing roads and mixed-use paths and trails to create a bicycle route that winds its way through some of Minnesota’s most beloved and popular locations.

North Star Bicycle Route Website

Wheels on Trails

Mission Statement: Our mission is to facilitate trail use through involvement of the 20%+ of the U.S. population that has a disability or health type of limitation.  Since 1990 the ADA guaranteed equitable use of parks and trails, with final RULE making  completed on the ADA Outdoor Guidelines. 

Wheels on Trails Website