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Devil Track Loop & Bally Creek Area Trails
Description Ride some back roads! Make it as two-car plan and you can ride up over the ridge all the way down to Grand Marais. You can begin at Eagle Mountain, Devil Track Campground or the picnic site on the Cascade River. This can be a great short ride or a moderate longer ride.
Directions From Highway 61 in Grand Marais, drive north on the Gunflint Trail, then west on Co. Rd. 8, staying to the south where it turns into Co. Rd. 57 and continue to the campground or junction with the Bally Creek Rd
Length Up to 25 miles
Trailhead Eagle Mountain
Devil Track campground
Bally Creek Road
Trail Surface Paved and hard pack gravel roads
Map online

Pincushion Mountain Trails

Description Ride the cross-country ski trail network; loops from 1 - 13 kilometers with most difficult trails being the hilliest. A favorite is the Pincushion Mtn loop, which includes a short hike to the peak for beautiful overlooks.
Directions From Hwy 61 in Grand Marais, drive north on the Gunflint Trail , then east on the Scenic Overlook Road to parking
Length Up to 16 miles
Trailhead At parking area
Trail Surface Soft-pack dirt trails
Map posted at trailhead and intersections or the North Shore Ski & Run Club's xc ski map

Maple or Eliason Tower Loop
Description Especially pretty in the fall! A 12-mile loop along back forest and county roads. Moose have been spotted at dawn and dusk along this trail. Ride north on Co. Rd. 14, west on Forest Rd. 304 and return south on the dirt trail to Co Rd 60 and head east to the starting point.
Directions From Hwy 61 northeast of Grand Marais, drive north on Co. Rd. 14 to Co. Rd 60
Length 12 mile loop

At the junction of Co. Rds. 14 & 60

Trail Surface Hard-pack gravel roads and a soft-pack area with muddy spots
Map maple loop

Scenic 61 Area Schroeder-Tofte Area Off the Gunflint Trail
Two Harbors Area Grand Marais Area Grand Portage Area
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