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We stayed at the Grand Ely Lodge and after a late check in hit the trail to get our steps in. It... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Owatonna, MN
Perfect ride for the kids

At just under four miles, this is the perfect sized ride for younger kids. Lots of change in... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Angie S
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“four miles” (2 reviews)
“iron ore” (2 reviews)
Ely, MN
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We stayed at the Grand Ely Lodge and after a late check in hit the trail to get our steps in. It is well marked and had interesting signs providing information about the mine. It is a safe trail.

Thank LuvToTravel0899
Reviewed 19 September 2016

At just under four miles, this is the perfect sized ride for younger kids. Lots of change in scenery and great mining info along the way. Beautiful area. Be prepared for some hills.

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The trail and lake are really nice, but the real gem on this trail is the Pioneer Mine, which you will run into if you walk on the trail. The Pioneer Mine is a little gem that is free (with donation) and run by volunteers....More

Thank Travelmamacita
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Whether we plan to camp in the wilderness or stay at a cabin, we do the 3.8 mile Trezona Trail annually. The path has no hills and winds around Miners Lake. Periodically signs are visible that detail various aspect of the area's mining history of...More

1  Thank maiagaia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed in the Grand Ely Lodge and appreciated that we could walk out the door to access this well maintained path. Would have liked more views of the lake.

Thank Riveright
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is a great XC ski trail, if you don't like big hills. The trail is a 3.65 mile loop around a lake formed following iron ore mining. There are signs explaining some of the history of the area. I would think that during the...More

Thank smalldog33
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The dog was pulling me to see what was ahead around the bend all the way. Paved easy walking and jogging if you are so inclined. A few bicycles were there but plenty of room.

Thank Dick J
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We visit Ely every summer and make the hike around Miner's Lake almost everyday. Gentle slopes, 4 miles, much of it through wooded area and some around old mining sites with info plaques. Occasional wildlife sightings, shaded part of the way. Feel far away without...More

Thank JohntraveL2014
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a quick bike ride but a great walking distance. Also by walking you can pick the raspberrys which are within arms reach from the trail. Mostly paved.

Thank Farmlake
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I often take my dog for a walk on the Trezona and it's a very pretty walk around Miners Lake....some hills but nothing too strenuous....is very popular with the local population and for visitors.....it's almost four miles and it can be full of biting mosquitoes...More

Thank MerryBanilow
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