OHV Trail Closures

For information on roads and trails on county land, please contact the appropriate county.

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Notice: Groomed snowmobile trails, as signed, close Dec. 1 to off-highway vehicles (OHVs) and highway licensed vehicles (HLV's).

Caution: Groomed snowmobile trails rely on a partnership with permission from public and private landowners. Help keep those permissions by staying off marked trails open to only snowmobiles.

Make sure to check for these signs while you're in the state forests

Temporary state forest road and state trail closure signs

 

OHV trail

(Click trail name for location & contact information)

Trail StatusUpdated
Agassiz Recreational TrailOPEN

12/26/2018
Alborn-Pengilly Railroad TrailCLOSED

11/30/2018
Alvwood-Squaw Lake TrailOPEN

Check status of Bowstring State Forest
12/13/2018
Appleton Area Recreational ParkOPEN

02/14/2019
Axtell Technical Riding AreaCLOSED - for the season

11/01/2018
B&B ConnectionCLOSED

Check status of George Washington State Forest
02/05/2019
Bemis Hill TrailsNew route signage is up.

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
12/26/2018
Blind Lake Connector and LoopCLOSED - for the season

Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/01/2018
Blue Ox TrailCLOSED Big Falls note: At Big Falls, near the Bigfork River, the trail is closed from Highway 6 to County Road 31. Follow the detour signs along Highway 71; Big Falls to south of Littlefork. Littlefork note: The trail begins and ends on the north and south edge of the City of Littlefork. The City permits ATV travel through town; North of Littlefork to International Falls.

Check status of Koochiching State Forest
Check status of Pine Island State Forest
11/30/2018
Chatfield TrailClosed for the season.

Check status of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest
11/01/2018
Chengwatana State Forest TrailsOPEN

Check status of Chengwatana State Forest
01/11/2019
Chisholm TrailOpen

01/28/2019
Crow Wing Southern LoopCLOSED

11/01/2018
East Range Multi-Use TrailOPEN

09/01/2017
Elm Creek TrailCLOSED - Until further notice.

06/15/2018
Emily-Outing TrailCLOSED

Check status of Land O' Lakes State Forest
11/29/2018
Fond du Lac State Forest TrailsOPEN

Check status of Fond du Lac State Forest
11/30/2018
Forest Riders TrailCLOSED, FYI There will be an active logging sale on the west end of the snowmobile trail that runs from County road 135 to Two Inlets lake north of the North Two Inlets Forest Road.

Check status of Smoky Hills State Forest
Check status of Two Inlets State Forest
11/29/2018
Fort Ripley Trail and Ripley ConnectionCLOSED

11/01/2018
Fourtown-Grygla Trail

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
12/26/2018
Gandy Dancer TrailOPEN. Note: Logging activity using trail. Winter ATV riding on groomed trail when temperatures are below 30 F/-1 C.

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
Check status of St. Croix State Forest
01/11/2019
General C.C. Andrews State Forest TrailsOPEN except Groomed Snowmobile Trail is CLOSED to winter OHV use.

Check status of General C. C. Andrews State Forest
01/11/2019
Genoa TrailOPEN

06/15/2018
Goodland TrailCLOSED - for the season

11/01/2018
Grant County Youth TrailOPEN

09/14/2017
Hill City TrailCLOSED - for the season

Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/01/2018
Hovland Woods TrailCLOSED FOR SEASON

Check status of Grand Portage State Forest
12/06/2018
Huntersville TrailOPEN

11/29/2018
Iron Range OHV State Recreation AreaOPEN

12/18/2018
Jackpot Trail

06/15/2018
Lawler LoopsCLOSED - for the season

11/01/2018
Little Moose TrailCLOSED - for the season

Check status of George Washington State Forest
11/01/2018
Martineau Recreational TrailsAll ATV and OHM trails are seasonally closed. The east end of the Lester Lake snowmobile trail near the Parkway Forest Road is closed due to an active timber sale. An alternative route is planned and will be groomed when the club has a chance to inspect it and there is enough snow to groom.

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/29/2018
Meeker County OHV ParkCLOSED - Closed for the season until spring 2019.

02/14/2019
Mesabi Mountain TrailOPEN (closed during deer hunting season)

06/05/2018
Miller-Black Bear TrailCLOSED

Check status of Crow Wing State Forest
11/01/2018
Miller Hills TrailCLOSED

11/01/2018
Mississippi River Northwoods TrailCLOSED

11/01/2018
Moose River ConnectorCLOSED - for the season

11/01/2018
Moose River TrailOPEN, but Emily-Outing Trail is CLOSED for the season.

Check status of Land O' Lakes State Forest
12/06/2018
Moose Run TrailCLOSED FOR SEASON

Check status of Finland State Forest
12/06/2018
Moose Walk TrailCLOSED FOR SEASON

Check status of Finland State Forest
12/06/2018
Nemadji State Forest OHV TrailsOPEN except ATV use CLOSED on groomed trail when temperatures exceed 30 F/ -1 C to protect snow groomed base.

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
01/11/2019
Pine Center TrailsCLOSED

11/14/2018
Rabey Line TrailCLOSED - for the season

Check status of Hill River State Forest
Check status of Savanna State Forest
11/01/2018
Red Dot TrailCLOSED FOR SEASON

12/06/2018
Red Top TrailCLOSED - for the season

11/01/2018
Rice Lake Pancore Loop

Check status of Pat Bayle State Forest
12/24/2018
Round River Drive TrailAll ATV and OHM trails are seasonally closed. The east end of the Lester Lake snowmobile trail near the Parkway Forest Road is closed due to an active timber sale. An alternative route is planned and will be groomed when the club has a chance to inspect it and there is enough snow to groom.

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/29/2018
Saginaw Grade/Lumberjack Multi-use Trail

12/24/2018
Schoolcraft TrailCLOSED

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/29/2018
Shady Oaks Native Prairie Adventure Trails

12/24/2018
Smoky HillsCLOSED

Check status of Smoky Hills State Forest
11/29/2018
Snake Creek TrailClosed for the season.

Check status of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest
11/01/2018
Solana LoopCLOSED - for the season

Check status of Solana State Forest
11/01/2018
Soo Line North Trail: Aitkin CountyCLOSED - to ATV use during the snowmobile season.

Check status of Hill River State Forest
12/13/2018
Soo Line North Trail: Carlton CountyOPEN

Check status of Smokey Bear State Forest
11/30/2018
Soo Line North Trail: Cass CountyCLOSED

11/29/2018
Soo Line South Trail: Aitkin CountyCLOSED - to ATV use during the snowmobile season.

Check status of Solana State Forest
12/13/2018
Soo Line South Trail: Carlton CountyOPEN

11/30/2018
Soo Line South Trail: Mille Lacs CountyOPEN - Foxy Loop is also Open.

10/01/2018
Soo Line South Trail: Morrison CountyOPEN

10/01/2018
Soo Line South Trail: Pine CountyClosed

11/30/2018
Soo Pits TrailClosed

11/30/2018
Southeast Minnesota TrailClosed for the season.

11/01/2018
Spider Lake TrailsOPEN - with the exception of the groomed snowmobile trail as shown on the map (link above). Logging activity is taking place on both the Poplar MMR and Snoway One, just south of their intersection. The Poplar MMR is CLOSED. Logging trucks are hauling north on Snoway One to intersection #17, and then west to Hwy 64. Watch for signs.

Check status of Foot Hills State Forest
01/16/2019
St. Croix State Forest TrailsOPEN except groomed trails CLOSED to ATV use when temperature exceeds 30 F / -1 C to protect snow base.

Check status of St. Croix State Forest
01/11/2019
Stony Spur II Trail

06/14/2018
Straight Arrows TrailOPEN

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/30/2018
Thistledew TrailsCLOSED

Check status of George Washington State Forest
11/30/2018
Timber Frear Loop

12/24/2018
Timber Frear Loop

12/24/2018
Tower Multi-Use TrailOPEN

06/14/2018
Tri-County ParkDue to damage incurred during the September 20th storms, the park will be closed until further notice. Check back for updates.

09/21/2018
Trout Valley TrailClosed for the season.

Check status of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest
11/01/2018
UPM Blandin TrailCLOSED - for the season

Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/01/2018
Warroad/Roseau TrailsNew route signage is up.

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
12/26/2018
Washington/Ramsey TrailOPEN

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/30/2018
Wild Country TrailCLOSED FOR SEASON

Check status of Finland State Forest
12/06/2018
Wilton Trails NorthwestCLOSED

Check status of Mississippi Headwaters State Forest
11/29/2018