Park is 660 acres of forested hills and wetlands with a variety of scenic
hiking and biking trails. These trails pass through beautiful forests
with breathtaking views of Lake Superior and the St. Louis River Valley.
Hartley Park's trails are open to hiking, bicycling, cross country skiing,
and dog walking - with a few simple reminders and rules.
Permitted trail uses
are marked with the appropriate signage at key intersections. Trails may
be closed when conditions are wet and muddy to prevent damage and erosion.
Closures will be publicized; however, please respect the environment by
using good judgement and avoid wet segments when using the trails. ATV's,
motorcycles, and snowmobiles are not permitted at any time.
Old Hartley Road is
the main route through the park. This is a north-south trail and open
to hiking and biking, with shared access to the ski trails.
Trails located east
of Old Hartley Road are open to hiking except during the winter cross
country ski season, when these trails are groomed and therefore closed
to hiking and dog walking. Biking is not permitted on these trails at
Trails located west
of Old Hartley Road are open to hiking and biking at all times.
good trail etiquette when meeting others on the trail. Remember to leash
your dog for the safety of your pet and others. Other trail users do not
know that your dog is friendly and will not bite or jump, and dogs may
collide with bicycles. Pick up after your pet too!
To visit the official Hartley Nature Center website click here.