Leonidas Overlook Near Eveleth, MN

Leonidas Overlook

See former mines as well as mining activity at United Taconite from the area’s largest man-made point. Your view extends 15 miles and includes the Laurentian Divide (a northern divide indicating where waters either flow to the Arctic Ocean, or the Atlantic),visible as a range of hills to your northeast.

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Leonidas Overlook is open daily year-round, weather permitting. Heavy snows and spring rains may affect road conditions and lead to temporary closures. Admission is free. Find the mineview by entering Eveleth on Highway 37. Follow the road to the Grant Street stop sign, and then continue west. A sign indicating the mineview turnoff is about two miles beyond the stop sign. There is no visitor interpretation at this site.