Motel Ely

Motel Ely - Ely MN

Bear Island Cross Country Ski Trail

Name: Bear Island
Length: 25Km
Trail Grooming: Packed and tracked
Level of Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate
Fees: No fee required
Classic/Skating: Classic and Skate Style
Features: This trail system winds through a wooded area of towering pines within the Superior National Forest adjacent to Bear Island Lake and it brings skiers to the secluded and unpopulated Perch Lake. There is also a section of trail that winds along the shore of Bear Island Lake. Enter the trail head at the intersection of Highway 21 and Escape Road. A peaceful and solitary ski setting with plenty of opportunity for sighting and tracking wildlife.

Bear Island Cross Country Ski Trail
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