Axtell Technical Riding Area

Axtell Technical Riding Area


Aitkin County

Trail location map From the Soo Line North Trail northwest of McGregor.

Mark Jacobs
Part of the Northwoods ATV Trail, Aitkin County.

The Axtell Riding Area is reachable only by trail access from the Soo Line North Trail: Aitkin County near McGregor. The area offers technical trails across a variety of natural and placed features. Ride the "whoops," circle the "bowl," climb the hills or take the "crawls" to build riding skills. This area is part of the 200-mile Northwoods ATV Trail System and is provided by Aitkin County and local ATV clubs.

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Northwoods ATV Trail offers over 200 miles ATV trails.

Vehicles allowed

Class II allowed


When open

CLOSED - Will open again in May.

Normal season:
5/15 to 10/31

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4 miles

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