Bear Head Lake State Park

Tower, Minnesota

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Bear Head Lake State Park is located in Minnesota Northwoods lake country. Bald eagles and osprey nest high in the pines, while deer, black bear, and moose sip from the water’s edge. Several miles of hiking trails loop through Bear Head Lake State Park. One of the trails even hooks up with the multi-use Taconite State Trail that extends 165 miles from Grand Rapids to Ely. The hike featured here consists of two connected loops. It passes through white and red pine–covered hills and valleys. The west loop encircles tiny Norberg Lake and skirts the shore of Bear Head Lake’s east bay, while the east loop encircles even tinier Becky Lake.
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Hiking Minnesota

by Mary Jo Mosher & Kristine Mosher (Falcon Guides)

Bear Head Lake State Park is located in Minnesota Northwoods lake country. Bald eagles and osprey nest high in the pines, while deer, black bear, and moose sip from the water’s edge. Several miles of hiking trails loop through Bear Head Lake State Park.

One of the trails even hooks up with the multi-use Taconite State Trail that extends 165 miles from Grand Rapids to Ely. The hike featured here consists of two connected loops. It passes through white and red pine–covered hills and valleys. The west loop encircles tiny Norberg Lake and skirts the shore of Bear Head Lake’s east bay, while the east loop encircles even tinier Becky Lake.

© 2009 Mary Jo Mosher & Kristine Mosher/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Tower
Distance: 6.1
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 2.5 hours
Season: Year-round
Trailhead Elevation: 1,510 feet
Top Elevation: 1,560 feet
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: Bear Head Lake State Park, Ely, MN; (218) 365-7229; Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, MN; (651) 296-6157 or (888) 646-6367; www.dnr.state.mn.us/parks
Local Maps: USGS Eagles Nest
Driving Directions: Directions to Bear Head Lake State Park

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