Category Archives: Construction Updates

New Trail in Embarrass

Nine miles of new trail is completed heading north out of Embarrass, dead ending at Hwy 26 in Kugler Township – leaving the trail about 5 miles short of Tower. This new addition gives us 24 miles of continuous trail from Biwabik to Kugler Township. Note on the way to Embarrass, when you pass over…

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2021 New Construction

Sixteen miles of new trail are planned for the coming season: Two miles south and nine miles north of Embarrass – this creates a 24 mile continuous stretch from Biwabik to about nine miles past Embarrass…the trail dead ends here about six miles short of Tower. Two miles from Trygg Road to Eagles Nest Township…

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2020 Construction

Three sections of Trail are scheduled for construction this summer, actual completion dates are not available…but we will keep you posted. 9.5 miles from Embarrass to Kugler Township – this will leave about 6 miles left to connect to Tower. No route identified for the remaining 6 miles yet. Two miles from the section just…

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New Trail Section Ready for 2020

The newest 3.5 mile portion of completed Trail starts at Hwy 135 (just past Giants Ridge) and ends at Palo Tia Road in Embarrass. This section of Trail crosses the Embarrass Wetland Complex and Darwin Myers State Wildlife Management Area via a 3/4 mile long floating bridge. The last 1/2 mile of this section, from…

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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.