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There’s no shortage of disc golf on Minnesota’s Iron Range. Find interesting courses from one end of the Mesabi to the other. Click on a city name below for more info.

Most of these courses see year-round use, so don’t let a little snow scare you off!

Hibbing

Eighteen holes skirt one of the world’s largest open pit mines at Hibbing Taconite. Catch a glimpse of active mining as you wind through the North Hibbing Disc Golf park. View a course map. It’s wooded, it’s rugged, and it’s one-of-a-kind. Stop by for the annual Ice Bowl in February. Directions: Directions: Exit off Highway 169 in Hibbing onto Howard Street. Follow nine blocks to 3rd Avenue East. Take a right and go past the Greyhound Bus Museum. Follow signs to Hull Rust. Get club info here.

Hibbing Disc golf

Chisholm

This 18-hole course is mostly open with minor elevation.

Directions: Highway 169 to 4th Ave. SE. Go north on 4th Ave. SE. The parking lot is one block up on the west side.

Mountain Iron

Try the 9-hole Painted Turtle or 9-hole Snapping Turtle, both at West Two Rivers Campground in Mountain Iron. Shorter courses; Snapping is more of a challenge.

Rent discs Memorial Day-Labor Day at the campground office.

From US 53 N: Take US 169 W in Virginia for 6 miles. Take a left on Campground R. Go 0.3 mile to the West Two Rivers Campground on the left.

Virginia

“Flat and woodsy,” the 12-hole Blue Heron course is located in Virginia’s Olcott Park.

Directions: US 53 North; exit on to 135/9th St N, going east to a right on 9th Ave West. The course and parking on the right after a couple blocks.

Giants Ridge

This pay-to-play course is located on the Giants Ridge ski mountain, so play is limited to between late-March and late-November. Get ready for a challenge, however, as you’ll encounter woods and elevation.

Onsite disc rentals, driving range, pro shop.

Directions: North on 35 to Hwy 33, 20 miles to Hwy 53, follow to Eveleth, right on Hwy 37 into Gilbert, through town to a right on Hwy 135, go past Biwabik 2 miles, left at Giants Ridge Sign (Hwy 138) 3 miles, resort on left.

Gear

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Knitting Knight, Hibbing ~ Call for hours and info: (218) 262-5764