For access to the Mesabi TrailSM (see map)
On the Trail, 17 miles east of Grand Rapids is the town of Marble, population 618. The post office, city offices and library are located in town. Twin Lakes is a short distance away which has a public beach and boat launch.
Parts of the iron ore mine can be seen from the Mesabi Trail. A war veteran's memorial is located on the main street.
In August, Marble Hail Days take place commemorating the town's survival from an intense hailstorm. A parade, children's games, and a swap meet are some of the activities occurring during this celebration.
Restaurants and gas stations serve the Marble area.
On the Trail
Spring & Summer
Fall & Winter
Call 911 for emergencies, and medical facilities are located in Grand Rapids, 10 miles away.
"Wheel Spoken Here" Trail side stories, reports and information.
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The Mesabi TrailSM is located in beautiful Northern Minnesota, USA.