National Trails Day Events Planned for June 7

3 06 2008
From the City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Department:

Trail User Groups Unite in Celebrating National Trail Day Saturday,

June 7th 8:00 AM -12:00 PM at Hartley Trail

Saturday, June 7th, in observation of Duluth’s National Trail Day celebration, cross country skiers, mountain bikers, hikers, runners and out door enthusiasts will come together for the purpose of improving the Hartley Trail.

The Hartley trail system is widely utilized year round by local residents and tourists, and is need of repair. Join the National Trails Day Hartley Trail Volunteer Work Crew beginning at 8:00 AM. No experience necessary, all ages welcome, bring a lunch and plenty of fluids, dress for the weather. Please meet at the Hartley Nature Center parking lot located at 3001 Woodland Avenue .

Other National Trails Day events throughout the region:

The Superior Hiking Trail Association and the Lake County Demonstration Forest Committee will hold two hikes at 10 a.m. Saturday on a new section of the Superior Hiking Trail northwest of Two Harbors. One is a 6.2-mile hike, the other a chance to find geocaches in the Demonstration Forest. No preregistration necessary. Meet at trailhead parking lot for the Donald D. Ferguson Demonstration Forest north of Two Harbors. Directions: At Minnesota Highway 61 milepost 26, turn north onto Lake County Road 2 and go three miles. Turn left (west) onto County Road 12 for 2½ miles. Turn right (north) on Holm Road for one-half mile, then turn left (northwest) on Drummond Grade for 2½ miles to parking lot on right

The Superior Hiking Trail Association seeks volunteers to help replace an existing bridge on the trail at Indian Camp Creek north of Lutsen. Volunteers will haul lumber in, take out the old bridge and build the new bridge. You must pre-register for the bridge-building project by calling or e-mailing the SHTA office by Thursday . Call 834-2700 or e-mail Meet at 9 a.m. at the snowmobile trail parking lot along Minnesota Highway 61 near milepost 99. At milepost 99, watch for brown snowmobile sign on right and turn left into snowmobile parking lot.






2 responses

16 06 2008
Dwight Morrison

Wheels On Trails Organization had a Tent and table at Hartley from 9 – 3. We
gave away a lot of ‘WOT Trail Mix’ and had some great conversations and met a lot of hikers. We hope the rest of Duluth has such a positive experienced on TRAIL DAY, as we did. We have pictures also !
Dwight Morrison, Co-chair
Wheels OnTrails Organization

5 07 2008
donald e hartley

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