BIKE! Grand Portage

Starting out on the shores of Lake Superior, experience the beautiful forests, hills and rugged semi-mountainous terrain at the tip of Minnesota’s Arrowhead on this loop ride. The ride begins with an easy warm-up pedal through a section of the Grand Portage village then turns inland for a challenging climb up to Old Highway 61. After the climb, enjoy a long, gradual descent to the Pigeon River valley and the site of the old border crossing. The final stretch takes you through a beautiful gravel forest road culminating in a fun, fast descent on pavement before arriving back on the Lake Superior shoreline.

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Grand Portage, MN

Start/gathering location: Grand Portage National Monument Heritage Center parking lot

Distance / Skill Level Required: 17 miles with 1,200 feet of elevation gain. Intermediate skill (bordering on advanced due to the elevation gain).

Type of Ride: A mix of paved road and gravel county road/gravel forest road

Host /Sponsor – Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Grand Portage National Monument, Grand Portage State Park

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Latitude: 47.960551 Longitude: -89.68612 Elevation: 666 ft
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Event Dates

9/14/2019 – 9/14/2019

Admission Fee (if any)

Registration: Registration can be completed online at Eventbrite Grand Portage

Grand Portage National Monument will have an event tent set up in the Heritage Center parking lot for sign in between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM on the day of the event.


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