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All Natural Surface Trails in Duluth Closed due to Wet Conditions

Temporarily closure done regularly.

DULUTH, Minn.- All surface trails in Duluth have been closed for a few weeks by the city due to trail conditions. Trails like Superior Hiking Trail are routinely closed this time of year when conditions are too wet for foot or bike traffic. According to city staff, this ensures good quality for the trails once things dry out. “What we’re…

Superior Hiking Trail Receives Large Donation

Whole Foods Co-op made the communities largest ever donation to Superior Hiking Trail Association

DULUTH, Minn.- Whole Foods Co-op made the communities largest ever donation to the Superior Hiking Trail Association. $17,000 was raised through the co-op’s program, where customer’s rounded up their bill with the extra change going toward the fundraiser. The money will go towards sprucing up trails at Brewer Park and at Spirit Mountain. “So the trail was initially built 10–12…

Northland Trail Joins Elite Company

Duluth now has a national scenic trail running right through it

DULUTH, Minn.- It has been a process for over 25 years, but now Duluth has a national scenic trail running right through it. Congress passed a massive public lands package earlier this year making Duluth part of just 11 national scenic trails in the country. What is known as the Arrowhead Re-Route, it makes the Superior hiking trail part of…

New Loop Trail Opens on Superior Hiking Trail

New Trail Goes up Ely's Peak

DULUTH, Minn.- Hikers now have new uncharted territory to explore on the Superior Hiking Trail. Mayor Emily Larson hiked the new loop trail with a group yesterday, to install the maps for the route. Developers say, the trail allows you to see Ely’s Peak in a new way. “Hikers will be overjoyed with spectacular overlooks,” said Larry Sampson, Trail Renewal Consultant….

Hiking Cook County & Lutsen Mountain Peak Fall Colors

Active Adventures: Hiking Through Fall Colors

LUTSEN, Minn. — On the Lake Superior Hiking Trail fall colors are popping! For the next 3 weeks colors are at peak up the north shore and it’s a great time to visit Cook county and Lutsen Mountains. Whether you are hiking or biking the trails or taking a ride in the gondola up the mountains, there is a sight…

Great Outdoors: North Country Trail

The Longest Trail In The Nation Runs Right Through The Northland

NORTH COUNTRY TRAIL, Minn. & Wisc. — The North Country Trail is the longest trail in the Nation! It was created back in 1980 and it passes through 12 National Forests. Did you know that this historic trail winds right through our backyard, Northland? 4,600 miles it spans from Vermont to North Dakota, while passing through both Minnesota and Wisconsin….

Great Outdoors: Gearing Up For Camping Season

Great Outdoors: Local Experts Give Camping Tips

Although it’s been rainy and chilly to start the week, Spring is here and many are gearing up for the camping season. Local outdoor experts spoke with FOX 21 to give some tips on having a successful trip. “As soon as the weather begins to warm up and the days get longer you start thinking about camping,” said Greg Pinther,…