OHV Trail Closures

Please choose trails as close to home as possible. When at the trailhead or on the trail, maintain social distancing of six to ten feet from those you encounter at the trailhead or on the trail, including other riders, trail crews, conservation officers and trail ambassadors.

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

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

Temporary state forest road and state trail closure signs
Redesigned temporary state forest road and state trail closure signs

OHV trail

(Click trail name for location & contact information)

Trail StatusUpdated
Agassiz Recreational Trail Open

07/26/2022
Alborn-Pengilly Railroad Trail OPEN

06/24/2022
Alger Grade OHM Trail CLOSED

11/03/2022
Alvwood-Squaw Lake Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Blackduck State Forest
Check status of Big Fork State Forest
Check status of Bowstring State Forest
11/04/2022
Appleton Area Recreational Park OPEN

11/17/2022
Axtell Technical Riding Area Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

10/31/2022
Balsam Trail 11/1 is the last day for the riding season.

Check status of George Washington State Forest
11/01/2022
Bemis Hill Trails CLOSED Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
11/10/2022
Bigfork and Balsam (B&B) Connection 11/1 is the last day of riding for the season.

Check status of George Washington State Forest
11/01/2022
Blind Lake Connector and Loop Last day of riding is 10/31.

Check status of Hill River State Forest
10/31/2022
Blue Ox Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Koochiching State Forest
Check status of Pine Island State Forest
11/04/2022
Chatfield Trail CLOSED

Check status of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest
11/03/2022
Chengwatana State Forest Trails OPEN

Check status of Chengwatana State Forest
11/21/2022
Chisholm Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time. NOTICE: NO TRAIL CONNECTION TO TACONITE STATE TRAIL BIG ASPEN CONNECTION (EAST OF STURGEON RIVER) AUG 22 - NOV 30 DUE TO COUNTY RD 65 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AND ROAD CLOSURE.

11/03/2022
CJ Ramstad/North Shore State Trail CLOSED

Check status of Finland State Forest
11/03/2022
Crow Wing Southern Loop CLOSED

11/03/2022
David Dill - Taconite State Trail (Ely to Purvis Area) CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Bear Island State Forest
11/03/2022
East Range Multi-Use Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

11/03/2022
Emily - Blind Lake Trail CLOSED

Check status of Emily State Forest
11/03/2022
Emily-Outing Trail CLOSED

Check status of Land O' Lakes State Forest
11/03/2022
Fond du Lac State Forest Trails OPEN

Check status of Fond du Lac State Forest
11/21/2022
Forest Riders Trail Closed For Season

Check status of Smoky Hills State Forest
Check status of Two Inlets State Forest
11/14/2022
Fort Ripley Trail and Ripley Connection CLOSED

11/03/2022
Fourtown-Grygla Trail CLOSED. Status applies to Con Con trails.

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
05/24/2022
Foxy Loop CLOSED for the season.

11/02/2022
Gandy Dancer Trail OPEN

Check status of St. Croix State Forest
Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/21/2022
General C.C. Andrews State Forest Trails OPEN

Check status of General C. C. Andrews State Forest
11/21/2022
Genoa Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

11/03/2022
Goodland Trail 11/1 is the last day of riding for the season.

11/01/2022
Grant County Youth Trail CLOSED

11/03/2022
Hill City Trail Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

Check status of Hill River State Forest
10/31/2022
Hovland Woods Trail CLOSED

Check status of Grand Portage State Forest
11/03/2022
Huntersville Trail Open

Check status of Huntersville State Forest
11/14/2022
Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area Expansion OPEN. Trail will close for firearms deer season. At that time, OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

11/21/2022
Iron Range OHV State Recreation Area OPEN: Late November through April: Open 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Staffing maybe limited, call ahead. Weekend parking and trail access is in nearby Gilbert. May through Labor Day: Open 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. seven days a week. Labor Day through October: Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Closed during the Minnesota firearms deer hunting season. The season changes from year to year, but generally occurs during the first three weeks of November. OHV registrations are required at the site. Buy yours online before your trip. Use extra caution during your visit, as park staff may not be available to assist with emergency services. For all emergencies dial 911. Camping is not allowed at the OHV Recreation Area. Please call the office at 218-735-3830 if you have questions. It may take 24-48 hours for calls to be returned.

11/21/2022
Jackpot Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

11/03/2022
Kelliher ATV Trail Closed For Season

11/14/2022
Lawler Loops Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

10/31/2022
Little Moose Trail 11/1 is the last day of riding for the season.

Check status of George Washington State Forest
11/01/2022
Martineau Recreational Trails Closed For Season

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/14/2022
Matthew Lourey State Trail OHV OPEN

Check status of St. Croix State Forest
Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/21/2022
Meeker County OHV Park OHV Park CLOSED for the season until next spring. Last riding day for the season was 11/1/2022.

11/17/2022
Mesabi Mountain Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

11/03/2022
Mille Lacs OHV Park CLOSED during firearm deer season

11/04/2022
Miller-Black Bear Trail CLOSED

Check status of Crow Wing State Forest
11/03/2022
Miller Hills Trail CLOSED

11/03/2022
Mississippi River Northwoods Trail CLOSED

11/03/2022
Moose River Connector Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

10/31/2022
Moose River Trail Open, the west side of the Wren Lake Loop is closed due to logging activity, use caution and watch for closure signs, trucks will be hauling.

Check status of Land O' Lakes State Forest
11/22/2022
Moose Run Trail Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Finland State Forest
11/03/2022
Moose Walk Trail Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Finland State Forest
11/03/2022
Nemadji State Forest OHV Trails OPEN

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/21/2022
Old Greenwood Trail CLOSED-Planned to open in early June due to wet conditions and late frost.

Check status of Pat Bayle State Forest
07/18/2022
Pine Center Trails CLOSED

11/03/2022
Prospectors Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Bear Island State Forest
Check status of Finland State Forest
11/03/2022
Rabey Line Trail Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

Check status of Hill River State Forest
Check status of Savanna State Forest
10/31/2022
Red Dot Trail Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

11/03/2022
Red Top Trail Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

10/31/2022
Rice Lake Pancore Loop CLOSED due to wet trail conditions and a late frost. Trail may be open in early June.

Check status of Pat Bayle State Forest
07/18/2022
Round River Drive Trail Closed For Season

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/14/2022
Saginaw Grade/Lumberjack Multi-use Trail OPEN

11/21/2022
Schoolcraft Trail Closed For Season

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/14/2022
Shady Oaks Native Prairie Adventure Trails Closed October 1st for the season. Please check the trail Facebook page for updates and intermittent closures due to rain.

10/03/2022
Smoky Hills Closed For Season

Check status of Smoky Hills State Forest
11/14/2022
Snake Creek Trail CLOSED

Check status of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest
11/03/2022
Solana Loop Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

Check status of Solana State Forest
10/31/2022
Soo Line North Trail: Aitkin County OPEN

Check status of Hill River State Forest
05/16/2022
Soo Line North Trail: Carlton County OPEN

Check status of General C. C. Andrews State Forest
11/21/2022
Soo Line North Trail: Cass County Open - Unless Groomed For Snowmobiles

11/14/2022
Soo Line South Trail: Aitkin County OPEN

Check status of Solana State Forest
05/16/2022
Soo Line South Trail: Carlton County OPEN

11/21/2022
Soo Line South Trail: Mille Lacs County OPEN

11/01/2022
Soo Line South Trail: Morrison County Closed

11/01/2022
Soo Line South Trail: Pine County OPEN

11/21/2022
Soo Pits Trail OPEN

11/21/2022
Southeast Minnesota Trail CLOSED

11/03/2022
Spider Lake Trails OPEN

Check status of Foot Hills State Forest
11/17/2022
St. Croix State Forest Trails OPEN

Check status of St. Croix State Forest
11/21/2022
Stony Spur II - Jackpot Trail CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

11/03/2022
Straight Arrows Trail OPEN

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/21/2022
Taconite State Trail - Big Aspen Connection CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time. NOTICE: NO TRAIL CONNECTION TO CHISHOLM/SIDE LAKE AUG 22 - NOV 30 DUE TO COUNTY RD 65 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AND ROAD CLOSURE. CALL DNR TRAILS WITH QUESTIONS, 218-300-7841.

11/08/2022
Thistledew Trails Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

Check status of George Washington State Forest
10/31/2022
Timber Frear Loop CLOSED due to wet trail conditions and a late frost. Trail may be open in early June.

07/18/2022
Timber Trails Closed For Season

Check status of Blackduck State Forest
Check status of Buena Vista State Forest
11/14/2022
Trout Valley Trail CLOSED

Check status of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest
11/03/2022
Turkey Time Trail OPEN

Check status of Fond du Lac State Forest
11/21/2022
UPM Blandin Trail 11/1 is the last day of riding for the season.

Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/01/2022
Voyageur Country ATV CLOSED. Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Kabetogama State Forest
11/03/2022
Warroad/Roseau Trails Closed for firearms season. The following are closed: Stotts, McAdams, Elkwood, Barry. Trails are wet and will be challenging. Pay attention to your surroundings.

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
11/03/2022
Washington/Ramsey Trail OPEN

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/21/2022
Wild Country Trail Trail closed for firearms deer season. OHVs may only be used by persons possessing a valid deer license before legal shooting time, between 11 AM and 2 PM and after legal shooting time.

Check status of Finland State Forest
11/03/2022
Wilton Trails Northwest Closed For Season

Check status of Mississippi Headwaters State Forest
11/14/2022