Hibbing, MN

Along the Trail, 25 miles west of Virginia is the city of Hibbing. Hibbing is the largest city on the Iron Range, with a population of nearly 20,000. The major industry is iron ore mining. Near the Mesabi Trail access point is the Hull Rust Mine viewpoint overlooking a three-mile long, man-made mine pit. The Greyhound Bus Museum located in the historic downtown area celebrates the Greyhound Bus Line, which originated in Hibbing. Carey Lake, three miles from town, is the nearest lake and can be reached by car or bike path. Public beaches and a boat launch are available. In 1993, Hibbing celebrated its centennial and erected a fountain on the grounds of the city hall to commemorate the event. Singer Bob Dylan and basketball star Kevin McHale grew up in Hibbing. Tours of the beautiful and historic Hibbing High School take place during the summer months.

Highlights

Events take place every month of the year in Hibbing. June’s activities feature the Shifters Car Show in North Hibbing, and the Gallery Hop Art Show which is set up in stores and businesses along Howard Street in downtown Hibbing.

July offers the city-wide Mines & Pines Jubilee celebration. Some of the events include a carnival, art festival, flea market, a mile race, parade, sidewalk sales, street dance, mini-plane aerial demonstrations, and fireworks.

Access Point For access to the Mesabi Trail™ from Highway 169, exit west onto Howard Street. Follow Howard Street to 3rd Ave East. Turn right and continue .5 mile. Trail access at Greyhound Bus Museum parking lot on the left.
Hibbing Access Point

For access to the Mesabi Trail™ from Highway 169, exit west onto Howard Street. Follow Howard Street to 3rd Ave East. Turn right and continue .5 mile. Trail access at Greyhound Bus Museum parking lot on the left.

Hull Rust Mahoning Mine View

Penobscot Road
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

View an active iron ore mine during Hibbing Taconite's mining operations. This site offers a 360-degree view of Hibbing Taconite and surrounding area. Free admission. Schedule uncertain for 2020 - call number below to see when we are open. Souvenirs available onsite and at the Tourist Center located at 1202 Howard Street, Hibbing.

Greyhound Bus Museum

1201 Greyhound Boulevard
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-5814

The Greyhound Story...From Hibbing to Everywhere. Hibbing is recognized as the birthplace of the bus industry in the U.S. Visit this world class museum and relive the story told with artifacts, 18 buses, audio visual presentations and exhibits.

Hibbing Tourist Center & Gift Shop

1202 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

Tourist information, mining Information & gift shop. Souvenirs from the Iron Range, Hibbing High School, Mine View and more. Ethnic foods also available. Open year round.

Hibbing Historical Society Museum

400 East 23rd Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-8522

The Museum tells the story of Hibbing, "The Town That Moved", through photographs & exhibits, including scale models of the city in 1893 & 1913. Defining the transition from underground to open pit mining, the museum features a "Decades" display of artifacts beginning with the 1870s, as well as logging & mining artifacts. Open Tues through Fri, 10 am to 2 pm or open anytime by appointment.

Bikes on Howard & Bike Rental

407 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-0899

Located in downtown Hibbing just a few blocks from the Mesabi Trail, offering a full service repair shop with a full line of accessories. Choose from a variety of new bikes or rent a bicycle by the day or week.

JJ’s Coffee & Cream (Ice Cream Too!)

212 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-966-5522

Just minutes from the Mesabi Trail - across from US Bank on Howard Street. Breakfast Items - Deli Sandwiches - Full Espresso Bar - Ice Cream Cones, Sunday's, Malts & Floats. Open Monday to Saturday. Check out our Face Book page for hours, menu and schedule for live music.

Mr Ed’s Farm Mr Ed’s Farm

10796 Foss Road
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-966-1354

Located about 11 miles SE of the Mesabi Trail Hibbing access point. Visit a real horse powered farm and established agri-tourism destination with various types of livestock. Admission $5 per person. Contact to Visit: Go to the website or email mredsfarmllc@gmail.com.

Hibbing Farmers Market Hibbing Farmers Market

1309 East 40th Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

Tuesday 2pm – 5pm; Saturday 9am – 1pm; June 18 to October (weather permitting). “We have fresh fruits, vegetables & canned goods, mouth watering farm fresh meats & eggs, a wide variety of fresh baked goods and maple syrup”

Helstrom Farms Helstrom Farms

10955 South Town Line Road
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-969-6064

Located about 15 miles south of the Hibbing Mesabi Trail access point. Stop by for a quick tour of a 6th generation farm raising organic grass-fed beef and pastured chickens. Contact for a Visit: Call 218-969-6064 at least one day in advance to schedule a visit. Kids are welcome; not pets please. Overnight accommodations in house a possibility.

Hampton Inn Hibbing Hampton Inn Hibbing

4225 9th Avenue West
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-0000

At Hampton’s new location, guests will experience comfortable accommodations, outstanding amenities and exceptional value. Enjoy nearby shopping, dining and entertainment, all of which make Hampton Inn Hibbing, MN the perfect getaway. Free WiFi, hot breakfast, indoor pool and access to our spacious fitness center.

Mr Ed’s Farm

10796 Foss Road
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-966-1354

Located about 11 miles SE of the Mesabi Trail Hibbing access point. Visit a real horse powered farm and established agri-tourism destination with various types of livestock. Admission $5 per person. Contact to Visit: Go to the website or email mredsfarmllc@gmail.com.

Mr Ed’s Farm
Helstrom Farms

10955 South Town Line Road
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-969-6064

Located about 15 miles south of the Hibbing Mesabi Trail access point. Stop by for a quick tour of a 6th generation farm raising organic grass-fed beef and pastured chickens. Contact for a Visit: Call 218-969-6064 at least one day in advance to schedule a visit. Kids are welcome; not pets please. Overnight accommodations in house a possibility.

Helstrom Farms
Hampton Inn Hibbing

4225 9th Avenue West
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-0000

At Hampton’s new location, guests will experience comfortable accommodations, outstanding amenities and exceptional value. Enjoy nearby shopping, dining and entertainment, all of which make Hampton Inn Hibbing, MN the perfect getaway. Free WiFi, hot breakfast, indoor pool and access to our spacious fitness center.

Hampton Inn Hibbing
Hibbing Farmers Market

1309 East 40th Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

Tuesday 2pm – 5pm; Saturday 9am – 1pm; June 18 to October (weather permitting). “We have fresh fruits, vegetables & canned goods, mouth watering farm fresh meats & eggs, a wide variety of fresh baked goods and maple syrup”

Hibbing Farmers Market
Hibbing Historical Society Museum

400 East 23rd Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-8522

The Museum tells the story of Hibbing, "The Town That Moved", through photographs & exhibits, including scale models of the city in 1893 & 1913. Defining the transition from underground to open pit mining, the museum features a "Decades" display of artifacts beginning with the 1870s, as well as logging & mining artifacts. Open Tues through Fri, 10 am to 2 pm or open anytime by appointment.

JJ’s Coffee & Cream (Ice Cream Too!)

212 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-966-5522

Just minutes from the Mesabi Trail - across from US Bank on Howard Street. Breakfast Items - Deli Sandwiches - Full Espresso Bar - Ice Cream Cones, Sunday's, Malts & Floats. Open Monday to Saturday. Check out our Face Book page for hours, menu and schedule for live music.

Hull Rust Mahoning Mine View

Penobscot Road
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

View an active iron ore mine during Hibbing Taconite's mining operations. This site offers a 360-degree view of Hibbing Taconite and surrounding area. Free admission. Schedule uncertain for 2020 - call number below to see when we are open. Souvenirs available onsite and at the Tourist Center located at 1202 Howard Street, Hibbing.

Greyhound Bus Museum

1201 Greyhound Boulevard
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-263-5814

The Greyhound Story...From Hibbing to Everywhere. Hibbing is recognized as the birthplace of the bus industry in the U.S. Visit this world class museum and relive the story told with artifacts, 18 buses, audio visual presentations and exhibits.

Bikes on Howard & Bike Rental

407 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-0899

Located in downtown Hibbing just a few blocks from the Mesabi Trail, offering a full service repair shop with a full line of accessories. Choose from a variety of new bikes or rent a bicycle by the day or week.

Hibbing Tourist Center & Gift Shop

1202 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-262-4166

Tourist information, mining Information & gift shop. Souvenirs from the Iron Range, Hibbing High School, Mine View and more. Ethnic foods also available. Open year round.

Funding Source

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