In Minnesota’s mining region, the Mesabi Trail Towns hosts several gems of the state’s history and a perfect destination for your next bicycle adventure. Here you will find several unique mining communities and artifacts on this paved trail system. The Mesabi Trail serves as an easy way to travel from town to town by bike. From grand Rapids on the western end to Ely, 135 miles to east, there is a lot to see as you ride. For the mountain biker’s this area has left many deposits to perfect your skills. The area even boasts some of Minnesota’s best scenic road touring routes, with loop options tied back to the Mesabi Trail.