Core Trail

Total Miles


542.93 ft


1 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a dirt trail with tons of rocks. Most of the trail is open to all uses, but the stretch from Eveleth and Virginia to the main trail is only open to ATVs and OHM. It has a great overlook. Great way to get from Virginia to the OHV park. If on an ATV or OHM, the bridge over the query has some amazing views of the area.

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Core Trail
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Core Trail


A couple steep inclines with rock obstacles. Some deep ruts, wash-outs on hills, and water crossings depending on rain (most were <6" when we were there). Overall easy with some intermediate sections. Single width most of the way with few places to pull over to pass. Tons of sections where one party would have to back up a decent distance encountering anything wider that a motorcycle.

Technical Rating


Status Reports

Eric H
Mar 04, 2024
Trail for the most part is open, some patchy areas where the sun doesn't hit has ice patches so 4x4 is required to make it through. Other then minor ice patches though the trail is wide open.
Wyatt Wilde
Sep 04, 2023

Access Description

You can park at the Iron Range OHV trail head in Gilbert, ride from Virginia, or access from Eveleth.

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