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Willard Munger State Trail

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Duluth, MN
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A great place to bike -- but there's construction till Aug 2015

We started on the bike path, planning to go out to Carleton from the trailhead in Duluth. The... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
Valerie C
Princeton, New Jersey
Used to love biking here, but recently blocked due to construction

Before the major flood, this was a great biking trail. There have been various sections of the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2015
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

We started on the bike path, planning to go out to Carleton from the trailhead in Duluth. The only problem is that about 5 miles in, it is under construction and it is not easy to push bikes through the hiking trails to work around;...More

3  Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Before the major flood, this was a great biking trail. There have been various sections of the trail that they are trying to repair, and the last time I was walking on the trail, a sign mentioned closure due to railroad work -- not sure...More

1  Thank snowy_and_sunny
Reviewed 23 May 2015

We usually pick up the trail in Carlton, MN because we can walk to Jay Cooke Park from there. There are several different ares to connect to the trail. You can also bike from there into the West end of Duluth. It is a paved...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This is an excellent rail bed trail. The section I walked was from Carlton to the Jay Cooke State Park. I walked about 2 1/2 miles of the trail after walking the Carlton Trail in the park. The section I walked was completely level, paved,...More

Thank Trafcon
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We loved the fall colours here on our wedding anniversary - just wished we had brought our bikes along although walking was good also. Since we are geocachers, we loved finding the caches along here. Would love to come back to Duluth area again!

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Nice trail to run, jog, roller blade.. At the top is a wonderful view of the city . Good place to take the family for a good safe workout .

Thank hambel60
Reviewed 14 December 2014

We've gone on this trail many times, and it's a great way to go south out of Duluth. The first 15 miles from Duluth to Carlton are the most scenic, but it's pleasant after that as well. There was some extensive damage to the trail...More

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 19 October 2014

We brought everyone's bikes up for a long weekend and had a blast seeing the fall colors along the State Trail. It is nice and flat, even the 5 year old kept up for miles and miles. It is well maintained and very scenic. Loved...More

Thank babymama
Reviewed 14 October 2014

we biked the alex laveau trail which is a spur trail off of the wmt just outside of carlton mn. the trail is 7 miles to highway 23. 14 miles round trip. the trail is beautiful with the fall colors.

Thank skinnyskier
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This is my favorite bike ride to take with a spouse or a couple friends. It is so beautiful. It's still a little broken up from the flood a couple years ago but if you are on a bike it doesn't matter. For inline skaters...More

Thank Lori N
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8 September 2017|
Response from TheScrapper | Reviewed this property |
Look at the map by Carleton
Jan Jimmy L
29 October 2015|
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Response from Michael V | Reviewed this property |
Good morning, Sorry we did not ride that part of the trail. I would suggest calling the Jay Cook State Park Ranger's office to get the definitive answer to the question. They could also tell you if it has snowed up there... More