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Quite the hike

Be prepared. Bugs are bad so be covered and have bug spray. It is 3 1/2 mile hike up. Takes two... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
Worth the hike

We hiked to Eagle Mountain in early August. We spent 4 hours on the hike, but stopped to take lots... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2015
Karla T
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

I’m originally from CO and now live in Minnesota. I’ve been meaning I do this hike (highest point in MN) for years and finally got to it when I realized how close our cabin was. I read reviews here and trail websites before going. It’s...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Winslow5289
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Hi, this is a fun hike, with some great views of lakes and at the top of the Mountain. Be sure to bring bug spray, water and a snack as the hike is about 7 miles total and a good amount of elevation to climb....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kyleodey
Reviewed October 6, 2017

I decided to hike Eagle Mountain while visiting the North Shore during fall leaf color season. I had read some reviews that called this hike difficult, the trail too narrow and otherwise not very interesting, but I found all these claims to be exaggerated. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank NorthernExpat
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Be prepared. Bugs are bad so be covered and have bug spray. It is 3 1/2 mile hike up. Takes two hours with several small breaks for water. Bring water! When you come to the lake you are about half way to the top. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank minnegal
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This is one of the prettiest hikes in Minnesota. It take 3 to 4 hours to get there and even though it is not too bad it can be a bit of a challenge for some people. The views from the highest point in Minnesota...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MandySSS
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Eagle Mountain is the high point in Minnesota and about 20 miles west of Grand Marais. We hiked in early October on a day when it drizzled virtually the entire trip. But we had no mosquitos, the trail mostly to ourselves (we saw a few...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed August 10, 2015

We hiked to Eagle Mountain in early August. We spent 4 hours on the hike, but stopped to take lots of photos so could have made it in less time. Mosquitoes were bad, so applied bug spray several times. The trail is very uneven with...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Karla T
Reviewed August 1, 2015

Took us 1.5 hours up at a good pace. We got lost trying to find the placard of the highest point in MN but wouldn't if we would have followed the cairns near the top. The best views are before you find the placard, the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank TJRTravel
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Trail head is miles down a dirt road. Then you hike over large pointy rocks and tree roots through monotonous forest and swamps for miles. You can't take your eyes off the ground because the path is so rough most of the way. I ended...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Rocky995
Reviewed August 6, 2014

This week my two children and I made the trek up the Eagle Mountain trail for the third time in 10 years. The trial is about 3.5miles from the trailhead to the summit. Eagle Mountain is the highest point in Minnesota at 2301 feet above...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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