Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

George Washington State Forest - Bear Lake Trail

Trail conditions:

Warm temperatures are beginning to degrade trail conditions and we are suspending grooming operations for the season. Enjoy the rest of the riding opportunity as it will be short lived with temperatures forecasted in the 50s over the upcoming weekend. There is active logging happening on a number of spots throughout the Grant-in-Aid and State Trail system. Please slow down and give trucks and logging equipment space. No Motorized Vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on State Trails or Grant-in-Aid snowmobile trails. Thanks for a terrific snowmobile season!

Trail conditions: fair
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 0-4"
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 17, 2022. Local snow depth is 0-30".

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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