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Willard Munger State Trail

Duluth, MN
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Ranked #19 of 47 Attractions in Duluth
Type: Biking Trails, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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- Aug 7, 2014
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Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Wonderful trail - you don't notice how you're going up the side of the bluff until you're at the top and looking out over the town. You can make the trip as long as you want, as it goes for miles. There are even a few campsites along the way for the more adventurous traveler.

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Independence, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We rode this trail just a few miles from Jay Cooke State park, the views of the St Louis are amazing!

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Minneapolis, MN
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Biked portion from Barnum to trail end/beginning at West Duluth. Trail was in excellent condition in most places except a number of very short gravel areas from the washout a couple years ago. Nearly all the trail is wooded with one great view of running river below. Only disappointment was you don't get any nice views into Duluth as you... More

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Japan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Local Government continues to upgrade and provide wonderful upkeep to this trail system, it is just awesome! A wonderful place to jog or walk with the dogs or bike or hike! This is definitely a great place for the whole family.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very scenic, some nice variation in gravel and pavement. Enjoyed the nature and amazing sunny day we got to have for our hike!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I enjoy it even though it's a little older. It has a lot of beauty and it's a great place to walk or bike.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I ride up from the Twin Cities to Duluth at least once each summer and plan the same in a few weeks. The trail is the quickest and easiest way up there as there is really no terrain to overcome except the fun little loop north of Finlayson. The trail has its beauty and also some uninteresting sections. The last... More

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North Mankato, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The paved trail goes on for miles and connects with other trails too. There are some gravel areas due to the 500 year flood of June, 2012, that haven't been paved yet, but the scenic beauty is breathtaking!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This use to be the old railroad bed. I grew up walking the tracks to get around town but now I can walk in comfort. Great for walking, biking or rollar blading (except a few spots where the flood washed things out) Don't be surprised to see deer, bear, turkey vultures & maybe even a cougar! Lots of wild flowers... More

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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34 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My husband has just gotten back into biking following some major health problems, and this was the perfect trail for him. It is flat, paved and scenic in the area we rode from Carlton to Duluth and back. The gorge just east of Carlton has a beautiful bridge from which to appreciate the scene, and bike racks you can lock... More

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