Emily - Blind Lake Trail

Emily - Blind Lake Trail

The Emily Blind Lake ATV Trail is a 16-mile multi-use trail connecting the Emily Outing ATV trails with the Blind Lake Connector ATV trail and the Northwoods regional trail system. From the east and the City of Emily, the trail winds its way around Lake Emily and then travels through the tall red pines of the Emily State Forest. You will cross above a wetland on a 200-foot elevated bridge, ride over 2200 feet of wooden boardwalk, and pass through low areas and black spruce swamps. The trail is heavily wooded, and winds its way through the forests of rural Crow Wing and Aitkin counties. This trail is provided by Crow Wing County and maintained by the Over the Hills Gang.

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Aitkin & Crow Wing County

Parking available in Emily or south of Aitkin County Road 3 along the Blind Lake Connector Trail.

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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV Class 1 and 2 allowed


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Difficulty & trail length


more difficult

16 miles

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