Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

George Washington State Forest - Bear Lake Trail

Trail conditions:

The north and east sections of the Bear Lake trail and the entire Little Bear trail were groomed on 2-18-21. Conditions are fair with snow melting quickly on this stretch. The west side of the trail was groomed 2-23-21. Conditions are fair on this section with a 1-2 inch base.

Trail conditions: fair
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 1"
Trail mileage: 11

The trail(s):
The terrain is often steep and rocky with an abundance of lakes and rivers. This area is a mix of forest offering views of wildlife and beautiful vistas.


  • A shelter is available along the trail.

Last updated on February 24, 2021. Local snow depth is 5".

Getting there

From Nashwauk, take Highway 65 north 17 miles to the Taconite Trail parking lot.

Parking available at Hwy 65 and Taconite Trail, Co Rd 7(Scenic Hwy) and Taconite Trail


Phone: (218) 328-8980
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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