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great trail along the North Shore

We rode the Gitchi-Gami as part of a ride from Duluth to Silver bay. I appreciated the trail as... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Not for the faint of heart. Quite hilly, but really fun!

We parked way down by the bike trail access at Gooseberry falls. We did our gooseberry visit and... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Whitney S
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An 86-mile bike trail that follows Highway 61 and travels from Two Harbors to Grand Marais.
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We rode the Gitchi-Gami as part of a ride from Duluth to Silver bay. I appreciated the trail as for a lot of the rest of the ride, we were on the shoulder of the road, and there are quite a few vehicles travelling Hwy...More

1  Thank KevLisWinnipeg
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We parked way down by the bike trail access at Gooseberry falls. We did our gooseberry visit and then took our bikes off our car rack and got on the trail. We biked 9 miles one way to Split Rock Light house. Once we got...More

2  Thank Whitney S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stated biking at Goose Berry Falls State Park and went about 7 miles towards Beaver Bay. It was a very hot day, we are mid 60s, and the hills were tough. There are some wonderful Lake Superior views along the trail. The maps and...More

3  Thank philkeeling1
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The trail isn't long if your used to long miles but its a really good workout because of some of the steeper hills. Views are incredible. Sorry to see there was 1 reviewer who decided to give the trail a 1 star because of an...More

1  Thank DougSmith13
Reviewed 18 July 2015

7 of us went down to ride sections of the trail and stay at the Blue Fin Resort. We had a great ride from Gooseberry Falls park to Beaver Bay the first day and then from the Blue Fin Resort the next day. The trail...More

1  Thank asc1291
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We biked from Gooseberry Falls to Split Rock Lighthouse on a beautiful Saturday in June. This section of the trail had some significant hills. The views of Lake Superior are beautiful. The trail was well maintained. Although the distance is only 7-8 miles each way,...More

1  Thank stpauligirlmn
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We enjoyed biking this trail on our trip to the North Shore. You will ride along the lake with beautiful views. You will also ride through forest and marsh areas, cross river gorges. It is a beautiful ride. The only disadvantage is that the trail...More

2  Thank mgmaple
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We rode the trail from Gooseberry Falls State Park to Split Rock Lighthouse State Park and back for a total of 16 miles. The trail is paved, wide, and in excellent condition. We weren't thrilled that parts of it parallel US Highway 61, but the...More

3  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This bike and walking trail has more ups and downs than your typical rail trail -- which makes it more interesting to me. It is being completed in segments, so while there are some longer stretches, it is not a continuous trail between Duluth and...More

2  Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I have ridden parts of this bike trail numerous times and always feel rejuvenated from the fresh air and beauty (and exercise!) it provides. I can't wait for more sections to be completed, as it will be a fantastic stretch from Gooseberry to Tettegouche State...More

4  Thank Susan M
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