Taconite State Trail - Grand Rapids

Trail conditions:

The Taconite trail from Grand Rapids to Highway 65 the trail was groomed on 1/23/2020. From Highway 65 to Highway 73 it was groomed on 1/23/2020. Logging is expected to begin just south of the Herb Brandstrom Trail intersection near Scenic 7. Signs will be put up. Please use caution and stay to the right. With deep snow in the area wildlife (specifically deer) are increasing their use of the trails. Watch for them using and crossing the trails and ride with caution.

Trail conditions: very good
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 6-10"
Trail mileage: 150.0

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 January 23, 2020. Local snow depth is 20-30".

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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