Trail Snow Report

Taconite/David Dill State Trail - St Louis County

Trail conditions:

Warm daytime temps and lack of snowfall have continued to reduce our trail base, exposing more rocks and bare ground throughout the trails. As of Tuesday, March 14, grooming on all trails has ceased until we get more snow. The entire Taconite is groomed and in fair good condition. The trail base is thin due to warm weather and heavy trail use, and there are multiple spots on the trail where bare ground and rocks are exposed, especially on hills and corners.Please use caution while riding, travel at appropriate speeds and stay to the right.

Conditions: fair
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 1-3"
Groomed mileage: 165.0

The trail(s):
The Taconite State Trail stretches one hundred sixty five miles from Grand Rapids to Ely through many scenic vistas of rolling hillsides, lakes, rivers and forests.


  • There are several trail shelters along the trail located at popular stopping points offering scenic vistas..

Last updated on March 15, 2018. Local snow depth is 6-26".

Getting there

650 Hwy 169
Tower, MN 55790

There are various spots to pick up this trail. Parking and trail access available in Ely, Tower, Hwy 169 south of Tower 5 miles past Buyers Y Store, Hwy 1 about 4 miles north of 169 and Hwy 53 just north of trail crossing.

Parking is available at the above locations.


Phone: 218-300-7841
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours vary, please leave a message.

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