For access to the Mesabi TrailTM from Hwy 169, turn north onto Co. Rd. 80/Alice Avenue. Trail access and parking will be .5 miles on left, just past the ball field.
On the Trail, 17 miles east of Grand Rapids is the town of Marble. 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.
Restaurants and gas stations serve the Marble area.