The Iron Range Blog

Read through our blog articles to discover highlights of the Iron Range.  The Iron Range blog is a great way to find out the latest trends in Minnesota’s nature for fishing, hunting, and hiking.  Those who enjoy boating and family activities will enjoy the information in these articles as well. Are you ready to experience the grand adventure offered by northern Minnesota?  Get ready to pack your bags and visit Minnesota’s Iron Range – after reading through our articles!

Fishing in Northern Minnesota

Spring Fishing – Minnesota Warmer temperatures and melting ice has gotten Iron Range sportsmen excited for spring fishing in Minnesota. The challenge is to have your plan in place for the Spring Fishing Opener, in the beginning of May. (Keep in mind that small and largemouth bass season opens two weeks later in areas South […]

A Strong Finish at Giants Ridge

Take advantage of the lingering days of winter. Take advantage of the giants ridge spring ski specials! The winter days are winding down to a close. Fortunately, there is still snow and cold weather enough to hit the slopes a few more times at one of the highest rated ski and snowboard destinations in the Midwest. With […]

6 Great Spring Events on the Iron Range

6 Great Iron Range Spring Events for the Family As winter begins to fade, great events are popping up all over the Range. With warmer weather, the opportunity to get out of the house and attend a social event is readily taken advantage of.  Although there are a plethora of events worth attending, we narrowed […]

Visiting the MN Discovery Center

Located on Highway 169 in Chisholm, the Minnesota Discovery Center is a fabulous place for visitors of all ages. Open all year round, the Discovery Center offers a unique mix of history and modernity to educate and delight visitors.

Snowmobiling on the Iron Range

Snowmobiling on the Iron Range is the best because we’re centrally located to more than 2,000 miles of snowmobile trails, including the legendary Arrowhead state snowmobile trail and the Taconite state snowmobile trail. Cruise through the Superior National Forest as you cover amazing terrain with all the straightaways, twist-n-turns, and hills-n-valleys you could want. Our groomers do […]

Snowmobile Trails from Town to Town, to Canada and back

WATCH: Why we love winter on the Range. Watch and learn what winter’s all about on northeastern Minnesota’s Iron Range (spoiler alert: snowmobile trails and skiing). Thirty seconds isn’t really enough time to show it all, so this video only covers part of the story. The Iron Range is centrally located to more than 2,000 miles […]

Best Golf of the Season on the Range

On Minnesota’s Iron Range, golf courses are varied, numerous and among the top in the Midwest. And there’s no better time to experience the fun and challenging play of an Iron Range golf course than fall. Despite what’s commonly known about the Iron Range, this region, while steeped in mining tradition, is fully integrated into […]

Pedal Your Way Through Autumn

Iron Range fall drives are fabulous, but for a unique perspective, try a fall ride on the Mesabi Trail. No other trail is as long, colorful and full of historic and scenic sites as the Mesabi Trail, named “Minnesota’s Best Rural Bike Trail” by the Star Tribune. Multiple route options give everyone a chance to experience […]

Superior Fall Drives on the Iron Range

WATCH: Our Fall Drives are Golden Minnesota fall drives In northeastern Minnesota, four special fall color routes combine nature’s beauty with a touch of unique state history. More than 320,000 acres of the Superior National Forest meld together  with dozens of lakes and rivers, making  the Iron Range a great place to enjoy scenic drives. The […]

Conquer Scenic Bike Trails on the Iron Range

One of the best ways to see the Iron Range is to hop on a bike and pedal the scenic bike trails that crisscross Minnesota’s north woods. Multiple trail options give everyone a chance to experience the quiet forests, clear lakes and welcoming communities on the Range. Plus, you can make a speedy get-away from […]