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Trail Report – : Ely, Minnesota – March 4, 2024

Ely, MN Chamber of Commerce

Reporter:Ely Chamber of Commerce/Explore MN Visitor Center
Trail Conditions: No Snow
Snow Cover: None
Date of Report: March 4, 2024
Area Report:

Ely Area Trail Conditions

March 4, 2024


Taconite State Trail, Arrowhead State Trail, Putnam/Fishing Lakes Trails, and Lake Vermilion Soudan Underground Mine State Park Tails:  Due to warm weather and No Snow, we do not recommend riding at this time. Bare ground and open water are present throughout the system, and it is not safe for travel. Continue to monitor conditions online, as they may change rapidly if we get snowfall:

Snow: 0 inches with a base of 0 inches. Groomed: No Condition: Poor

Babbitt Golf Course Trail: Not Skiable.

Babbitt Birch Lake Plantation:  Not Skiable.

Bear Head Lake State Park:  Ski trails are closed and open to hiking. Be sure to bring foot traction devices as there are patches of ice due to the melting and rain in previous weeks.

REMINDER: It is unlawful to walk, snowshoe, have pets, or destroy any part of the groomed ski trails in any manner.

Skiing Base: 0-2 inches. Conditions: Poor Groomed: No

Snowmobiling conditions: Closed. Groomed: No.  Base: 0-2 inches


Along with the DNR trail conditions website, continue to monitor these clubs’ websites ( & for the most current Arrowhead State Trail conditions.