Lookout Mountain - Laurentian Divide Fitness Trail


The Laurentian Divide Recreation Area serves as the trailhead for the Lookout Mountain Trail and Laurentian Divide Fitness Trail which includes a 15 mile hiking and skiing trail system and a ½-mile fitness trail with 7 exercise stations. Additionally, the Lookout Mountain Bike Trails feature 5 miles of dedicated mountain bike single track and over 6 miles of multi-use rideable ski trail. The recreation area features scenic overlooks, 4 picnic sites, an Adirondack shelter, interpretive signs and restrooms.

Downloadable map and information

Downloadable map and information - Lookout Mountain Bike Trails

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Partially Closed. Picnic tables and trails are open. Porta johns are avialable.
Fees None required. 
Permit Info: None required. 
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles not allowed. 
Closest Towns: Virginia, MN
Water: None available.
Restroom: Outhouse (Vault style) at trailhead
Information Center: Laurentian Ranger District, 218-229-8800

General Information


From Virginia, MN take Highway 53/169 north for 4 miles. The trailhead is located at the Laurentian Divide Recreation Area on the northbound lane.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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