Mesabi Trail
Aurora Access Point  Map

Aurora, MN

Entry Point

For access to the Mesabi TrailTM from Hwy 100/West 3rd Ave. North, the trail kiosk is located at the junction of Hill Street.  Parking is located at Pine Grove Park to the south.

About Aurora

On the Trail, four miles east of Biwabik is the city of Aurora. Mining is this area's main industry. The Mesabi Trail travels through town.

Highlights

The former LTV Steel Mining Company can be viewed from a lookout point at the city's edge. Their Pumpkinfest in October has a quilt show, crafts, and other kids activities. The Independence Day celebration is a favorite with parades, picnics and other special events. In December, the Holiday Heritage Festival offers visitors a chance to celebrate the ethnic heritage of the area with dinner and dances.

Services

A hospital, clinic, lodging, restaurants, convienience stores, parks, and shopping are located here.

Amenities available in the community of Aurora