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Best Mountain Bike Trail in the East

Duluth's Piedmont

Last week, Duluth was voted Outside's Best Place to Live. This week, the Minnesota gem received another honor: According to Singletrack.com, the town has the most scenic mountain bike trail in the Eastern United States.

Duluth's technical 10-mile Piedmont Trail garnered 225 of 1,100 votes to claim the top spot. "While this is undoubtedly a very scenic trail (that's why it ended up on our list), I wonder if the Minnesotans have just gotten really good at voting in online contests?" writes Singletrack.com editor Greg Heil. "After all, Duluth just won Outside's Best Town of 2014 poll… either way, I really need to plan another Duluth visit ASAP!"

The rest of the top five are as follows:

2. Raccoon Mountain; Chattanooga, Tennessee
3. Dupont State Forest; Brevard, North Carolina
4. Copper Harbor Trails; Cooper Harbor, Michigan
5. Tsali; Bryson City, North Carolina

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