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Pincushion Mountain Trail System

Gunflint Trail (County Rd. 12), County Rd. 12 & County Rd. 53, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Lovely overlook

Just drove up to. The overlook and did not hike. We went in the early evening and it was BEAUTIFUL... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
donih
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St Paul Minnesota Usa
Fun mountain biking trails

We did a day trip to Grand Marais to check out the mountain bike trails. This area is about a 5... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim M
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Thunder Bay
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
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Gunflint Trail (County Rd. 12), County Rd. 12 & County Rd. 53, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just drove up to. The overlook and did not hike. We went in the early evening and it was BEAUTIFUL VIEW so high up of the bay.

Thank donih
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a day trip to Grand Marais to check out the mountain bike trails. This area is about a 5 minute drive from the city centre. I would suggest getting a map of the trails at the local bike shop in Grand Marais before...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was here last week, nice little hike. Can't remember how long I was out but it's a great view from the top, looking down on peachland. Pretty easy hike just follow the path, little bit of rock climbing here and there

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

If you want a birds eye view of Grand Marais and some easy hiking trails, Pincushion is it! On a clear day you can literally see for miles and miles.... and miles and miles and miles lol

Thank Anyessa D
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I have hiked this in dry weather when the trail was good. Unfortunately due to rain, the trails were very muddy, sloppy. We did not go far.

Thank Anita D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

These beautifully groomed trails provide a range of nordic ski challenges through north woods with great views of Lake Superior

Thank TripHammersmed
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It's a nice, warm, sunny day and the ski conditions couldn't be more perfect-a great way to start out the New Year. Most of the trails are one way and groomed for both Classic and skate skiing. And the look outs are terrific of the...More

Thank 321Birdie
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice trail system that offers true piece and quiet. We were here in late November and hiked through the snow; this made for a spectacular hike. Finished with lunch at Dockside Fish Market.

Thank Sammy0222
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Full disclosure: I'm overweight and have never hiked before in my life. But I did it! It's two miles, including the spur trail, to the summit. You'll hit a flat steep rock to get to the summit, but I had no troubles. Oddly enough, it's...More

1  Thank KLynn616
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I am somewhat inexperienced when it comes to hiking, but this trail is the most intense one I've ever hiked. We entered the trail at I believe the 2.5 mile mark from Gunflint trail in Grand Marais. There were a lot of hills and some...More

Thank Erin T
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