Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Taconite State Trail - Grand Rapids

Trail conditions:

Taconite Trail Grand Rapids to Hwy 65: This section was groomed 2-23-21. The trail is in very poor condition after the past week of 40 degree temperatures. There are many sections of dirt and few sections with a half inch base.Taconite Trail Hwy 65 to McCarthy Beach State Park: Groomed 2-23-21. Conditions are poor with many sections of dirt showing through. Taconite Trail McCarthy Beach State Park to Hwy 73: Groomed 2-18-21. Conditions are fair on this section with an estimated 2 inch base. It was not groomed 2-23-28 in attempt to save what base exists.

Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 0.5"
Trail mileage: 150

The trail(s):
The trail consists of rolling hills with numerous lakes and streams. Many of the hills have large areas of exposed rock and enormous boulders. The trail is heavily timbered with a mix of hardwoods and conifers.


  • Shelters can be found along the trail.

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

Getting there

1201 Highway 2
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Heading into Grand Rapids on Highway 169, turn onto 3rd Ave. E. Follow for ten blocks to the trailhead.

Parking is available at the trailhead.


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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