East Range Multi-Use Trail

East Range Multi-Use Trail

Twenty-two miles of wide multi-use trail provide access to Hoyt Lakes, Aurora, Biwabik and Giants Ridge on routes and old mining roads. The trail climbs steeply to several breathtaking overlooks including a great view of Whitewater Lake as well as several mines and pits of the Iron Range. The trail crosses the Partridge and Embarrass River. This trail is provided by St. Louis County and maintained by the Ranger Snowmobile and ATV Club. Bikers, hikers, horseback riders allowed on trail.

Parking is available at the west end of the trail in Biwabik off Hwy 135 near Canton Pit Lake.
Additional parking is available near Sabin Lake in Biwabik, take Hwy 135 to Hwy 138.
Additional parking is available at the east end of the trail in Hoyt Lakes off Hwy 110.

Winter Use: ATVs are not allowed on groomed snowmobile trails; ATV trails are not groomed.

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St. Louis County

See parking information at left.

  • Ranger Snowmobile and ATV Club
  • Roy Beauregard
  • 218-290-1531
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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (Class II allowed)


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When open

OPEN; NOTE: The new Gilbert to Biwabik ATV trail connection development is not yet finished and will remain closed until further notice.

Normal season:
Year-round except for firearms, deer season, and occasionally closed due to natural resource protection.

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Difficulty & trail length


more difficult

22 miles

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