Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

George Washington State Forest - Bear Lake Trail

Trail conditions:

The Bear Lake Trail will be groomed for the first time this week. Expect conditions to be fair as it usually takes a few grooms to set a good base. Use Caution.

Trail conditions: fair
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 3"
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 January 27, 2022. Local snow depth is 18".

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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