Trail Snow Report

Taconite/David Dill State Trail - St Louis County

Trail conditions:

The entire Taconite is groomed and in very good condition. Be aware of logging operations on and around the trail just west of Hwy 1, south of Ely.The spur trail leading from the Taconite to the Oasis Bar and Grill in Britt has been rerouted due to landowner issues. The reroute goes from the Taconite east of Hwy 53 (opposite side from the Oasis) to Peppard Rd, crosses Hwy 53 at the Peppard Rd Jct, and follows the ditch south to Peel Rd and to the Oasis.Use caution while riding at all times. Also please be aware of and slow down for logging activity throughout the trail, travel at appropriate speeds and stay to the right.No motorized vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on the Taconite State Trail or on Grant-in-Aid snowmobile trails.

Snowmobiling
Trail conditions: very good
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 2-5"
Trail mileage: 165.0

The trail(s):
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.

Facilities:

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

Last updated on February 13, 2019. Local snow depth is 15-30".

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.

Contact

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

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