Biking in Northern Minnesota’s Iron Trail Region

The Iron Trail Region in northern Minnesota is home to the longest and most scenic bike trail in the United States, The Mesabi TrailSM. When completed The Mesabi TrailSM will stretch over 132 miles and connect over 25 communities for all to enjoy a beautiful afternoon in northern Minnesota biking the day away. Currently, over 80 miles are paved and completed which includes a 50-mile continuously paved trail from Nashwauk to Eveleth on this scenic northern Minnesota bike trail. This northern Minnesota bike trail also offers shuttle service and Lodge to Lodge Biking packages.

Due to its great scenic diversity and beautiful surroundings, nearby historic sites, the close proximity of lodging and restaurants, this northern Minnesota biking trail will be unlike any other you have ever experienced before. This is a must ride trail for anyone who bicycles, rollerblades or even likes to take a casual walk.

The Fayal Pond trail system in Eveleth travels 3.5 miles to the Eveleth Veterans Park and provides northern Minnesota bikers with some great scenery including the lighted water fountain, big bobber, beautiful lake and wildlife scenery.

Hoyt Lake’s northern Minnesota biking trails travel from Whitewater Lake and Fisherman’s Point Campground 2.5 miles into town and then 1.5 miles out to their northern Minnesota golf course. This Minnesota biking trail passes through pine, birch and aspen forests and is great for wildlife and waterfowl viewing.

The Carey Lake biking trail system travels from the city of Hibbing, out to the Carey Lake Recreation Area that includes a beach, hiking trails, and scenic lake views.

The Superior National Forest Scenic Byway provides bikers in northern Minnesota with a beautifully scenic and secluded route of 54 miles from the North Shore of Lake Superior and Silver Bay to the City of Aurora on the Iron Trail. This new byway will provide bikers with fantastic wildlife sightings, panoramic scenic vistas and pristine wilderness beauty. Rest areas, toilets, water fountains, hiking trails, campgrounds, wildlife impoundments and scenic vista overlooks are all located on this newly constructed paved route. This is a must ride fall route for any experienced biker who enjoys the solitude of the wilderness and the beauty of Mother Nature in northern Minnesota. You’ll find extended paved shoulders for your convenience.

Ask your lodging property about bike rentals. Bike rental are also available at Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort and in the communities of Hibbing and Virginia.

Click here for a free Mesabi TrailSM biking brochure.

We invite you and your family to pump up your tires, grab your helmets and come, take advantage of our good nature!™

Mesabi TrailSM Lodge to Lodge Bicycling Reservations Website.

Mesabi TrailSMShuttle Service.