Aurora, MN

On the Trail, four miles east of Biwabik is the city of Aurora. Mining is this area’s main industry. The Mesabi Trail travels through town.

Highlights

The former LTV Steel Mining Company can be viewed from a lookout point at the city’s edge. Their Pumpkinfest in October has a quilt show, crafts, and other kids activities. The Independence Day celebration is a favorite with parades, picnics and other special events. In December, the Holiday Heritage Festival offers visitors a chance to celebrate the ethnic heritage of the area with dinner and dances.

Access Point For access to the Mesabi Trail™ from Hwy 100/West 3rd Ave. North, the trail kiosk is located at the junction of Hill Street. Parking is located at Pine Grove Park to the south.
Aurora Access Point

For access to the Mesabi Trail™ from Hwy 100/West 3rd Ave. North, the trail kiosk is located at the junction of Hill Street. Parking is located at Pine Grove Park to the south.

The Hive Coffee & Bakehouse The Hive Coffee & Bakehouse

103 North Main Street
Aurora, MN 55705

218-229-0001

Just blocks from the Mesabi Trail – it doesn’t get any fresher that this! Roasted in house organic fair trade coffee, fresh fruit smoothies, when possible locally sourced & organic, sandwiches, soups, bread and amazing sweets & treats. Open: Mon-Fri / 7am – 4pm, Sat / 8am – 4:00pm.

Therapeutic Hands – Massage & Bodywork Therapeutic Hands – Massage & Bodywork

208 North Main Street
Aurora, MN 55705

218-780-3994

Enjoy a massage to pamper yourself or for pain management – specializing in pelvic stabilization to create balance in the body. Massage offered includes Orthopedic, Myoskeletal, Relaxation, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Sports and Chair.

Therapeutic Hands – Massage & Bodywork

208 North Main Street
Aurora, MN 55705

218-780-3994

Enjoy a massage to pamper yourself or for pain management – specializing in pelvic stabilization to create balance in the body. Massage offered includes Orthopedic, Myoskeletal, Relaxation, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Sports and Chair.

Therapeutic Hands – Massage & Bodywork
The Hive Coffee & Bakehouse

103 North Main Street
Aurora, MN 55705

218-229-0001

Just blocks from the Mesabi Trail – it doesn’t get any fresher that this! Roasted in house organic fair trade coffee, fresh fruit smoothies, when possible locally sourced & organic, sandwiches, soups, bread and amazing sweets & treats. Open: Mon-Fri / 7am – 4pm, Sat / 8am – 4:00pm.

The Hive Coffee & Bakehouse
Funding Source

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