Planning a trip to northeastern Minnesota to ride the scenic Mesabi Trail? Traversing more than 120 miles through 28 communities, the Mesabi TrailTM presents a truly unique experience for bicyclists, hikers and in-line skaters. It can also present some logistical challenges.
Say you've decided on lodging in Hibbing and you want to ride the 25 miles of trail to Virginia, but you don't want to ride back to your hotel. What do you do? Call the Mesabi Trail Shuttle Service. We'll pick up you and your bike (or bikes) and transport you back to your hotel. All you have to do is enjoy the ride!
The Mesabi TrailTM Shuttle Service is available from one end of the Trail to the other. We can transport up to 12 bikes and passengers per trip. Shuttle prices vary with distance traveled but are conveniently packaged into four zones.
For regular shuttle service, please make sure to call a few days in advance to determine shuttle availability and to set up a reservation. If you leave a message, be sure to give us your contact information including a cell phone number. You can confirm your reservation with a credit card at least 24 hours before your scheduled pick up by calling the number listed below between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
The Mesabi Trail Shuttle is based out of Eveleth, MN.
Mesabi Trail Wheel Passes are also available, and we can help you plan your trip - go to the Lodge to Lodge Program page for more information.
In reference to the map above - pricing by zone is:
Zone 1 & 4: Zone 2 & 3:
Grand Rapids to Keewatin or Keewatin to Eveleth or
Embarrass to Ely Eveleth to Embarrass
1 person: $54 1 person: $39
2 people: $64 2 people: $49
3 people: $74 3 people: $59
4 people: $84 4 people: $69
5 or 6 people: $104 5 or 6 people: $89
Call for pricing across zones.
Group rates are available for groups of more than six people. Contact the Mesabi Trail Shuttle Service for pricing and more information.
If your bike breaks down on the trail, relax and call us - emergency pick-ups are available. After normal hours of operation, emergency pick-ups may be requested by calling 218-780-4541.
After hours service cannot be guaranteed. For emergencies requiring police or medical assistance, dial 911.
May 1-31: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 - August 31: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 1 - October 15: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.