Miller-Black Bear Trail

Miller-Black Bear Trail


Crow Wing County

Trail location map From Ironton, take Co. Rd. 30 north for 3 miles. Turn south onto Co. Rd. 34 for 1.3 miles, then south again on Co. Rd. 128. Take first right and follow 1 mile to parking area.

Russell Heitola

Located six miles west of Crosby, the Miller-Black Bear Trail travels 19 miles over rolling hills and past scenic overlooks of the Mississippi River. Six sites with picnic tables and grills are found along the trail. Watch for wildflowers in the spring! The trail is provided by Crow Wing County and the Cuyuna Iron Range Riders ATV Club.

Trail closings | Trail map  This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. | Not a resident of Minnesota?
Buy your trail pass and find an ELS by the county the trail is located.

Vehicles allowed

(class 2 allowed)


When open

OPEN - Except the class 1 trail segment west of Cole Lake also a segment of trail west of Section 6 Mine Pit Lake. Look for trail closed signs.

Normal season:
5/1 to 10/31

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