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Giants Ridge Recreation Area

6325 Wynne Creek Dr, Biwabik, MN 55708-7000
+1 800-688-7669
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Mining trip

Golfing and the Soudan mine are the two reasons we took a family vacation to this area. We had not... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
The Quarry and The Legend Golf Courses at Giants Ridge

To be clear, the golf courses themselves are incredible. Beautiful, challenging and pure joy for... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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Giants Ridge is Minnesota's favorite golf & ski destination. Located in Minnesota's true northwoods, 1 hour north of Duluth & 3 hours north of Twin Cities. Guests at Giants Ridge experience extraordinary connections to nature through our first class four-season recreation area in a true Minnesota Northwoods setting. During the winter months, skiers & boarders enjoy 35 alpine ski runs, 60+ km cross country trails, 2 snowboarding terrain parks & a snow tubing park. The summer months provide golfers with 2 of the nation's most highly acclaimed championship golf courses, along with hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing & kayaking.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
6325 Wynne Creek Dr, Biwabik, MN 55708-7000
+1 800-688-7669
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Golfing and the Soudan mine are the two reasons we took a family vacation to this area. We had not played the Quarry before. These golf courses (with the Legend) take the game to the highest level in Minnesota. The course was in perfect shape...More

Thank JMD1958
Reviewed 21 October 2017

To be clear, the golf courses themselves are incredible. Beautiful, challenging and pure joy for any golfer. The reason I am giving one star is because outside of Katie the group sales person, the staff at both the Legend and the Quarry are awful. They...More

Thank Sweetdogs
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoy golfing the 9 and Dine on Sundays. We golf nine holes and eat dinner for a great rate. Today we chose The quarry and it is an excellent course for all abilities! I would recommend this for any couples. It has always been...More

Thank ReneeGalaski
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Our son was married to our darling daughter-in-law this July at an outdoor ceremony overlooking the Quarry at Giant's Ridge. Giant's Ridge offers everything to host a beautiful, fun wedding weekend-ample lodging options (hotel, villas, rental homes), the Burnt Onion for tasty food, great golf...More

Thank lulu807677
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The best place for golf. I travel back to the area every summer just to play this course. My favorite course I have ever played. My picture is actually from the course. If you ever get a chance to play make sure you do!!

Thank jons21
Reviewed 7 April 2017

You'll love the breathtaking views of pristine northern Minnesota. Tons of walking trails, fishing from shore is a easy walk from the lodge on paved trails.

Thank 244stevenpg
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Giants ridge boasts 35 ski runs. I am not sure how they are counting the runs but I have skied there several times and 35 seems High. There is a nice assortment of runs and a nice terrain park. The runs are on the smaller...More

Thank Mark1539
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I've lived in northern MN my whole life and have never been to Giants Ridge until Saturday when I took my 13 year old daughter and her friend skiing. We had a blast! It's been 20 years since I've been on downhill skis so I...More

1  Thank Foodie2Shoez
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Excellent adventures for the family....We snowboarded all day with very little lift lines. Only down side, they need to remind patrons to alternative...lots of kids (without parents) budding in line....

Thank Trina T
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Surprisingly good conditions and took advantage of early season midweek. We like better than Lutsen because of hill layout not to mention price. Try not to miss apres ski at the Burnt Onion: Their head chef, who studied culinary arts in Chicago and then worked...More

Thank AAFFBB123
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Questions & Answers
19 December 2017|
Response from Katie K |
There is a lift. they hook your tube onto a line and it lifts you to the top of the hill.
30 June 2015|
Response from RonJac | Reviewed this property |
The legends does have a forced carry of on hole 1 & 10 and one more on a par 3 over water on the front 9 and then hole 17 that is a long carry over part of a lake.. Other than that the fairways are fairly wide. So yes a... More