Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Taconite/David Dill State Trail - St Louis County

Trail conditions:

The Taconite Trail is in poor condition due to the recent warm weather and no snowfall. Grooming has been suspended indefinitely unless a major snowfall occurs and temperatures drop for an extended period of time. 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. Please use caution on the trails, travel at appropriate speeds, and stay to the right.

Snowmobiling
Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 0"
Trail mileage: 165

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 March 03, 2021. Local snow depth is 6-11".

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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