Off-highway vehicle riding in Minnesota
Off-highway vehicles (OHVs) include all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), off-highway motorcycles (OHMs), and off-road vehicles (ORVs) such as 4x4s.
There are 54 state and grant-in-aid trails for you to ride, thanks to club volunteers and the DNR—or you can find some great riding in Minnesota state forests!
Use of off-highway vehicles (OHVs) on state forest OHV trails and state forest trails during firearms deer season is allowed only for deer-hunting purposes, and only within permitted times. More information
Temporary closures may happen due to weather, special events, logging and road work.
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All non-residents must purchase a non-resident trail pass to ride on state or grant-in-aid trails.
OHVs are generally permitted on state forest roads and trails in accordance with state forest motor vehicle use classifications and regulations.