Giants Ridge

Giants Ridge is an off-the-beaten path resort with big recreational offerings. In fact, you’ll find some of the best golf in the Midwest here, along with great alpine skiing, incredible cross-country ski trails, and high-quality mountain biking, to name just a few offerings.

Mountain Biking

The lift-served gravity trails are popular with all ages, and the gravel trails lead to great views and whole lot of fun. Onsite lodging at The Lodge, The Villas or Greengate Guest Houses puts you near the action, but you’ll never feel crowded here!

Water + Land

Access Wynne, Embarrass, and Mine lakes at Giants Ridge for great canoeing and kayaking, and ride the Mesabi Trail through beautiful country, including the nearby wildlife management area in Embarrass.


And did we mention the incredible 18-hole disc golf course and climbing wall? After a day riding trails or hitting balls at The Quarry or The Legend courses, enjoy food and drink inside or patio-style at either the Wacootah Grille or the Burnt Onion. A third options, Neighbor’s BBQ, is located in The Lodge.


Winter at Giants Ridge is just as full of activities as summer. Giants Ridge lives up to its title as the Midwest’s most family-friendly resort. Thirty-four downhill runs, two terrain parks and tubing park are close to the Chalet. Fat biking, cross-country and snowshoe trails abound, and rentals are available for most sports. Lessons plus adaptive skiing with onsite lodging and dining make this a first-rate destination for winter-loving sports enthusiasts of all ages.

For more information about a resort vacation that’s full of recreation and relaxation, follow this link, or call 218-749-8161 for free travel guides and trip-planning information.