Taste of the Range: Where to dine on your biking trip
- Forest Lake Restaurant- Great BBQ ribs
- Sawmill Inn
- Amelia's Restaurant- Outstanding neighborhood Italian
- Bach Yen- Very authentic Vietnamese, run by Alice. Ask for the
Sweet and Sour soup.
- Grandma's in the Park Bar & Grill-located in the Hibbing Park
- Sammy's Pizza-The original Sammy's, Pizza, pasta, and more--
- Sunrise Deli-The best of the old world, including fresh bread and
bakery and sandwiches.
- Old Howard- bar and great steaks.
- Zimmy's Restaurant- Bar and restaurant named after none other than
Hibbing's own Bob Zimmerman, aka Bob Dylan.
- Tibroc Bar and Grill.
- Valentini's- A Range institutions - tradition and great food!
- Arizonas Restaurant and Lounge, located in the Park Inn
- Dave's Pizza- After 4 pm., Daves has been a tradition on the Range
for 40 years
- Saigon Cafe-authentic Vietnamese in Virginia. Great lunches.
- Village Inn
- Billy's Bar and Cafe-The only food in Buhl, good burgers and
- Adventures Restaurant- New, specializes in elk and other exotic
- Saw Mill Inn- Next to AmercInn
- DeLuxe Cafe--On Eveleth's main street near the Big Stick. Be there
at 9 am for the local coffee Klutch
- Goodfella's-Typical Iron Range bar and grill.
- Whistling Bird Restaurant: Great, authentic Jamaican food in a fun
atmosphere. Get reservations!
Biwabik / Giants Ridge
- The Lodge at Giants Ridge- Great Food, Great Views and on the
course-- the Legend at Giants Ridge, great public golf course
- Northern Oasis
- Poor Gary's Pizza- Ted is alleged to make the best pizza on the
- Vi's Pizza
- Tacora- hand tossed pizza and large screen movie theater
- A & W Drive In
- Megan's Restaurant
Great Mesabi Views, Stops and Watering Holes
- Forest History Center, run by the Minnesota Historical Society
- Overlook at the Hill Annex Mine.
- Keewatin Park-see electric train used in the mines
- View of the world largest operating open pit iron ore mine, more
than three miles long, two miles wide and 535 feet deep. This man-made
"Grand Canyon of the North" was the first open pit mine on the Mesabi
- Hull Rust Mahoning Mine
- Greyhound Museum- Hibbing the town where Greyhound was started,
located next to the Mesabi Trail.
- Historic Hibbing High School- Listed on the National Register of
- Bruce Head Frame, located along the trail on the edge of
- Ironworld Discovery Center- Mesabi Trail runs right by it; plan to
spend some time here, it certainly worth the stop. Mesabi Trail Office
is located at the Center's front gate.
- Museum of Mining, within the City of Chisholm
Back to Mesabi Trail Biking
- Judson Pit- stopover for a swim
- Carnegie Library, listed on the National Register of Historic
- Mine View in the Sky Overlook, see 204 ton trucks, overlook the
Virginia Horn and the Mesabi Range
- Pike River Cut-Between Virginia and Gilbert, see the cut on the
railroad line and the headwaters of the Pike River, which flows
- Hockey Hall of Fame
- World largest hockey stick the "Big Stick."
- Leonidas Overlook
- Self-guided tour of Mining Captain's Homes and Immigrant Hall
- Mountain Iron Pit Overlook- See where iron ore was first discovered
on the Mesabi, climb a steam locomotive and other equipment, statue of
Leonidis Merrit (explorer).
- Wacootah Overlook-view of the Minntac taconite plant
- Carnegie library.
- Lake Ore Be Gone- swim and picnic
- Giants Ridge Mountain Bike Park, Ski Area and Golf Course- located
outside of Biwabik
- Colby Lake- swimming, picnic, volley ball and tennis courts.
- Fisherman's Point and Whitewater Lake- biking and hiking
- International Wolf Center