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Menahga to Emily Through the Chippewa National Forest + ADD NEW ROUTE


13   in Minnesota Minnesota142 Miles

By Doug Melaas
on September 1, 2007

3.3out of 5

2 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Start in Menahga Minnesota and follow 71 north to 87. Turn east and follow this highway over to the junction of 13. This will take you to Nevis. From Nevis, head east on 34 to Walker. Turn Left in Walker onto highway 371. This skirts Leech Lake and takes you to Cass Lake, there turn East onto Hwy 2 and head for Bena. In Bena, turn South onto 8 and follow this to Federal Dam, Highway 63 heads east here, so turn left and follow until you get to Boy River. At that point this becomes Highway 4, follow 4 until you get to Remer. In Remer you need get on 200 West for a short bit and then turn south on Highway 6. Follow 6 south until you get to Emily Minnesota.

Scenery

This route takes you through some great wooded areas, past lakes, through some farming country, and back into the woods. Ride it in the fall to catch brilliant foliage changing. Watch for eagles and deer (both are abundant). You'll be traveling through Chippewa National Forest for much of the journey.

Road Quality

Much of the route shown is new (or new-ish) so road conditions are above average.

Roadside Amenities

Great places to stop all along this route, gas, gambling, lodging, food, etc. There are stops available at least every thirty miles.

Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather .

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What Riders Say About this Route Add Review & Rating

By Doc141
on July 23, 2016 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

2.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2015

Motorcycle Make FLHXS

Motorcycle Type Touring

This route was not anything special. I was staying a few hours south and took a day trip up to check it out. Other than some random points of interest along the way, it was pretty mundane. We did see some wildlife (a large deer that jumped out of the brush in front of us), but other than that it was pretty average back hwy type stuff. I imagine this trip would have been better in the fall (we rode it in July). Additionally, be prepared to be stuck behind slow moving traffic during much of the trip.

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By Guest
on December 29, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2005

Motorcycle Make Yamaha

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

i took this ride last summer befor i headed for florida on my bike. and ill take it again. after i arived in Emily. i headed west on #1 thru pine river and Nimrod then #27 north back to menahga. for a very enjoyable afternoon ride

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