Monthly Archives: June 2024

June 25 Storm Damage Update

Storm Damage updates as of June 25, 2024: The Mesabi Trail has several areas of damage from the storm event on June 18, 2024, in addition to the major washout in Giant’s Ridge west of Wynne and Sabin Lakes.   Giant’s Ridge: East of the Narrow’s Bridge, flooding occurred and sinkholes are appearing. Many of…

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Storm Damage Update 6/20/24

Mesabi Trail Conditions June 20, 2024   There have been many inquiries about the condition of the trail from folks planning trips up this way in the next few weeks. The trail is currently approximately 90% open for use. Grand Rapids to McKinley is all in good shape aside from some small areas of standing…

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Storm Damage 6/19/24

Biwabik to Giants closed indefinitely. Three sections washed away. It would be a total build.   Darwin Myers at Palo Tia Rd completely under water, entire trail. Not sure how fast it will recede. Kelly Lake few sections under water, but I am sure they will dry out faster there. Lake Mine Road is flooded,…

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Construction by Buhl

Construction UPDATE! East of Buhl, trail is on Whiteside Road, they have milled .3 miles. It is rough gravel and wont be fixed till they can fix Buhl to Kinney route. It is passable, but please proceed with caution. Signs are going out today. Thank you for your patience.

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Funding Source

The Mesabi Trail™ has been funded in part by the LCCMR and the Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund.