This 86-mile trail will connect five state parks, four Scientific and Natural Areas, and numerous historic sites and communities. Currently over 29 miles of the trail are complete (paved) in various segments, the longest of which is the 14.6 mile segment connecting Gooseberry Falls State Park northeast to the town of Beaver Bay. While you travel alongside scenic Highway 61, which connects Two Harbors to Grand Marais near the Minnesota-Canada border, you will travel through birch and aspen forests, cross numerous cascades and waterfalls, pass through charming and historic towns, have access to beaches of Lake Superior and experience breathtaking views of Lake Superior. The trail is open to hiking, biking, in-line skating and cross-country skiing. For more information on which segments of the trail are complete and what amenities exist along the trail, visit our website at www.mndnr.gov/statetrails.
For more information on the trail and events taking place, visit the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association at www.ggta.org/.