Snowbank Trail is a 24 mile strenuous loop hike in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) near Ely, MN. The trail circles west/north/east of Snowbank Lake, joining Kekekabic trail in the south back to the trailhead. Accessible year-round. Numerous camping sites and great rocky overlooks.
dog friendly camping hiking forest lake views wildlife
Head east out of Ely, MN on Hwy 169. Follow Hwy 169/Fernberg Rd to Snowbank Lake Rd. Head left of Snowbank Lake Rd several miles to the trailhead on the left side of the road just short of the lake. (About 23 total miles out of Ely)