We rode this at 8 am and it was quiet and beautiful. Scenic, takes you past sevl kool lakes. Beware, several good size hills require strong legs or granny gears or both! Still, worth the 17 mi bikemrde, quite,lovely. Id do,itvagain, for sure. If youre not a biker, it is an easy drive by car. Tho the car will be... 更多
Drive through the woods was pretty even though a big storm took out many trees a month ago - they are working hard to clean up all the fallen trees
Nice drive around the park, lots of stopping points throughout the drive to get out and look at. It is only one way for a portion of the drive, so be sure you want to do the drive before you start.
This is a gorgeous 11 mile drive down a perfectly maintained one way, asphalt road. The old growth pines are beautiful. This is even a great activity to do in the rain - it does not lose its beauty in the wet weather!
You really can't miss this road as it is part of the park road system. The 7.5 mile stretch is one way and shared by cars and bicycles. It is plenty wide to get safely around bicycle traffic but be cautious. So much to see you should drive slowly and stop often. Walks to see posted items are fairly easy.... 更多
Traveling along the Wilderness Drive within Itasca State Park - it reminded me of many other remote and pristine places I have traveled within our country. Namely - many of the backroads at Yellowstone National Park, as well as Minnesota's own - Gunflint trail. I loved it!
We try and bike the whole thing from Bear Paw Campground every year. It's beautiful, but challenging...lots of up and (thank goodness!), down. We usually pack a picnic lunch and stop at the Bohall Lake Trail and hike in to eat beside the little lake.
From the Eastern Entrance visitor center you can make a drive around the park. Once past the Headwaters center, the road becomes one-way and takes you back to the eastern entrance area. This one-way path takes you through stands of large white and red pine, plus other trees. You will pass several trail heads, a Civilian Conservation Corp demonstration forest... 更多