Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions
Putnam/Fishing Lakes - Bear Island State Forest
Putnam/Fishing Lakes Trail is in poor condition due to the recent warmer weather and no snowfall. Grooming has been suspended indefinitely unless there is a major snowfall 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.
|Trail conditions: poor|
|Trail groomed? no|
|Trail base: 0"|
|Trail mileage: 17|
The Putnam and Fishing Lakes Trails traverse forested, rolling topography through birch, ash, and pine stands. Several small lakes dot the landscape along these scenic trails.
Last updated on March 03, 2021. Local snow depth is 6-11".
650 Hwy 169
Tower, MN 55790
The trail may be accessed from the Taconite State Trail as well as the Iron Ore and Taconite Spur Grant-In-Aid trails.
Parking is available at the Taconite State Trail trailhead in Tower.
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