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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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Out for a hike

Was here last week, nice little hike. Can't remember how long I was out but it's a great view from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joseph C
via mobile
Beautiful Panoramic Vista Point

If you want a birds eye view of Grand Marais and some easy hiking trails, Pincushion is it! On a... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Anyessa D
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“steep rock” (2 reviews)
“gorge” (3 reviews)
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Gunflint Trail (County Rd. 12), County Rd. 12 & County Rd. 53, Grand Marais, MN 55604
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Reviewed 3 days 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 28 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 2 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 1 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 25 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
Reviewed 30 August 2016

IF you are in good physical condition. We took the Devil Track River trail up to Pincushion Mountain. The trail was tough with limited change in scenery. I do not recommend for anyone not in excellent physical condition. If you are in good shape, you...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Trails are highly variable, with some smooth sailing, but a lot of roots and rocks. We walked to the Pincushion Mountain overlook (about two miles), and it was disappointing. Being in the woods was nice, though.

Thank labamba8
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