Hiking The Taconite State Trail
The 31st most popular hiking trail in Minnesota.
Wednesday 6 July 2016 05:30 GMT
Southwest of Ely, the Taconite State Trail is a 159 mile hiking route from Coleraine to Ely.
To reach the Grand Rapids trailhead from the intersection of SR 38 and 8th Street in Grand Rapids, go east on 8th Street for almost .5 mile. Turn left (north) on 3rd Avenue NE and go over .5 mile to parking area.
Overall, Taconite State Trail is the 31st most popular hiking trail of all 31 hikes in Minnesota. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Taconite State Trail including Arrowhead State Trail, Secret / Blackstone Trail System, Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop, Wheeler Peak Trail, Hendrys Creek / Mount Moriah Trail and Big Aspen TrailLaurentian Trail.