Towering Pines, Bike/Car Tour

October 01, 2022

Itasca is known for its big, towering pines. Visit old growth forests on a short tour from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, October 1 along the east arm of Lake Itasca. Learn about these special stands and their value to wildlife, water and people. Stops include pine groves near the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center, Preacher’s Grove and Peace Pipe Vista. Gather at the north/bike parking lot at the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center; watch for flags. Notes: Bring your bicycle or car to the Trail Head Parking lot (north car parking lot) at the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center. Watch for a flag at the parking lot entrance. Bike tour will follow the bike trail (some hills, long grades). Car route follows Main Park Drive. Remember safety: if biking we encourage you to wear your bike helmet.