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Don’t miss the fun of this spectacular season!

How do you make the most of this short and glorious season on the Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range? Here are some tips! #1 Take a hike! The Mesabi Iron Range has a surprising number of trail systems to explore, all close enough to civilization that you'll feel safe, but far enough removed that it's still [...]


Visitor Tips for the Very Best Trip

Start Planning Now We may be rural, but don't roll into town on a Friday expecting to find a hotel room or campground slot, because you might be out of luck! Make your reservations now, or use some of those vacation days to book a midweek stay. The Lodge at Giants Ridge is filling up [...]


What’s up for summer on the Mesabi?

Who's ready for summer? To plan your trip, you'll want to know what's happening where and when on Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range. Here's a helpful planner: The completion of 25 miles of mountain bike and hiking trails at Redhead Mountain Bike Park in Chisholm is summer’s most exciting new development. A grand opening June 25-27 [...]


Top 10 for ’21

What are we looking forward to this year? A lot! Here are a few developments on the Mesabi Iron Range that have us excited to get out and about! #10 "We are Water" Exhibit We Are Water, a traveling exhibit from the Minnesota Humanities Center, was postponed from its planned premiere at Minnesota Discovery Center [...]


What to do in winter?

There's just as much to do in winter as there is in summer - it's just a littler cooler! Put on your long undies and get ready to have some fun this winter on the Mesabi! Snowshoeing is a great, low-impact way to be outdoors in winter. Decent snowshoes are pretty affordable, too! If you [...]


Music on the Mesabi

When summer evenings beckon, there's no shortage of free outdoor music events on the Mesabi to entertain the entire family. Get updates on performers and follow Chisholm's Pocket Park here. Start your week off right with live local music in Chisholm's Pocket Park. Expect piano, button box, banjo and more. On select Wednesdays, [...]