Secret/Blackstone Lake Trail

  

The Secret/Black Stone Trail is a trail system with loops that are 2 and 3 miles long. The trail is ideal for taking a short hike with small children or a longer, more rugged overnight trip. There are numerous locations that overlook Secret, Blackstone, Ennis Lakes or one of several small ponds.

Downloadable information and map

At a Glance

Permit Info: None required. 
Closest Towns: Ely, MN
Water: Boil or filter your water.
Restroom: Pit toilet at campsite.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Kawishiwi Ranger District, 218-365-7600 

General Information

Directions:

The Secret/Blackstone Hiking Trail is located 20.5 miles north and east of Ely.

  • From Ely, take State Hwy 169 (Fernberg Trail) East 18.5 miles.
  • Turn left onto the Moose Lake Road and go 2 miles. Watch for the sign. 

Parking:

Parking lot on the right side of the road.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Hiking

Hide detail HIDE

Backpacking

Camp only at designated sites or atleast 150 feet from hiking trails, lakes, streams, portages, or other campsites.

There is 1 back country campsite available on Blackstone Lake. Please use facilities provided such as fire ring, tent pad and latrine. Pack out garbage. 

Fees: None required.
Reservation info: First-come, first-served. 

Day Hiking



https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/superior/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=77739&actid=51