Arrowhead Trail For Mountain Biking

The 8th most popular mountain bike trail in Minnesota.

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West of Ely near Tower, the 70 mile Arrowhead State Trail located in northeastern Minnesota from Tower to International Falls that passes over rolling terrain with several river crossings. This mountain biking trail connects with the Taconite State Trail in the south near Tower.

To reach mountain biking at the trailhead on the southern part of the trail (north of SR1) from the intersection of SR 1 and SR 135 in Tower go west on SR 1 for 6.5 miles. Parking is on the right.

Overall, Arrowhead Trail is the 8th most popular mountain bike trail of all 31 mountain biking rides in Minnesota. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Arrowhead Trail including Bear Head Lake Trails, Laurentian Trail, McDougal Lake, Secret / Blackstone, Silver Trail and Snowbank Lake / Old Pines TrailGiants Ridge Ski Area.

Arrowhead Trail Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Arrowhead StateTrail (218) 753-6256; MN Visitors (800) 657-3700.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Biking Minnesota" from Steve Johnson

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Smittys On Snowbank, Ely

Luxury Loding:  Burntside Lodge (218) 365-3894

Breakfast Restaurant:  Minglewood Cafe, Ely

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  47.788, -92.4096

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  6/23/2016

ID:  6178

Arrowhead Trail Mountain Biking Map


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