Congdon Creek Park Trail

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Trail Distance: 1.5 miles
Time Estimate: 45 min
Elevation Gain: 100 feet
Leash Rule: On Leash
Difficulty: Easy
Parking: $5
Route Type: Out-and-back
Restroom: Limited
Description

For a pawmazing getaway in the middle of Duluth, leash up your pup and check out Congdon Park. Stretching along Tischer Creek, this large park houses the furbulous Congdon Creek Park Trail, a path your dog is gonna go mutts for!

This mile and a half trail is completely paved and follows alongside Tischer Creek as it winds it's way through the park. To enter the trail, park along 32nd Avenue East and Superior Street where parking is easy to find.  

As you and your pup leisurely stroll along the trail, you will be treated to not only the lovely creek, but also a forested area, a natural gorge, waterfalls, and even unique volcanic rock formations. There's also ancient, but well-maintained bridges, stairs, and stepping stones that are from the original development of the park in the early 1900's. Your pooch will love the abundance of trees and animal scents too!

There are plenty of shaded areas due to all the mature trees, so you and your doggo can find a place to sit and have lunch, or just a rest. There are picnic tables by the trailhead and the waterfalls. You will likely see some pawesome wildlife, but the park department asks that you do not feed or approach them. You should also be sure that your fur buddy does not irritate the other park visitors or the local wildlife, so keep that leash is firmly fastened. Also bring your own clean-up bags and water. While there are restrooms in the park, there are none on the path, so you need to fill your water bottles before you start your hike. 

For a woofderful adventure, try out the Congdon Creek Park Trail with your pup today!

Trail Features
Lake, Easy Incline, Diverse Landscape, Mountains
Scenic, Waterfall, Wildflowers, Abundant Wildlife
Cautions & Considerations
Bring some bug spray and wear pants to avoid ticks and chiggers. Make sure your pooch is up to date on flea and tick treatments.
Address
32nd Ave. East and E Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Hours
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Address
32nd Ave. East and E Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Hours
Mon Open 24 Hours
Tue Open 24 Hours
Wed Open 24 Hours
Thu Open 24 Hours
Fri Open 24 Hours
Sat Open 24 Hours
Sun Open 24 Hours