Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

George Washington State Forest - Bear Lake Trail

Trail conditions:

Bear Lake trail is fully groomed and in good condition; however, please use caution traveling north of Bear Lake on the Little Bear Trail. There is standing water on the trail between Bear Lake and County Road 52 and also logging at the intersection of the Little Bear and Circle L trail. Slow down and use caution in these areas.

Trail conditions: good
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 1-5"
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 March 30, 2023. Local snow depth is 20-36".

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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