Category Archives: Trail Conditions

Trail Conditions

Portions of the spur into the Minnesota Discovery Center is still flooded. There are a few other spots on the Trail still dealing with water, but nothing significant.

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Flooding

With excessive rain over the weekend, portions of the trail are flooded. Currently there is flooding between Chisholm and the MN Discovery Center and south of Embarrass at the Darwin Meyers Wildlife Management Area, near the floating bridge. The crew has not been able to assess the entire trail yet, use caution as they work…

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Still Doing Spring Cleaning

Use caution for the next week or so, there are still a few patches of snow…warmer weather and rain for next week should send old man winter packing soon! The trail crew just started their spring cleaning this week – some sections have not been cleared of winter debris yet…watch for dirt & gravel. With…

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Still not Totally Clear

Lots of rain over the weekend – but there are still a few patches of snow. Weather will finally start warming up this week, upper 50’s to low 60’s by mid-week…that should finally take care of any lingering snow. Our crews are just getting out to deal with winter debris – watch for dirt, gravel,…

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Trail Flooded Near Chisholm

The Trail is flooded near Chisholm…and you can see, winter is still with us.

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Trail Still Impassable…

The Trail is still impassable in some spots with ice & compacted snow in the deep woods. Our crew is currently working to clear winter debris where they can…fallen trees & branches, dirt, gravel and sand. We’ll let you know when it’s all cleared and ready for your road bike.

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Trail Still Not Clear

The Trail is still not clear for road bikes. As winter lingers, our Trail staff can’t even get out to even access conditions yet. And…we have another round of snow coming in the next couple of days. We will let you know as soon as the ice & snow melt, and we can get out…

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It’s Still Winter

It may be clear of snow and even raining where you live – but it’s still winter in NE Minnesota. We’ll let you know when the trail is clear…but right now it’s still buried under ice & snow.

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Kelly Lake – Road Construction

Caution in Kelly Lake – after paving County Road 60, they have not complete transition spots from the roadway onto the Mesabi Trail.

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Keewatin – Road Construction

Be cautious in Keewatin – work is being done on the railway on 1st St just as the trail comes into town.

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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.