General C.C. Andrews State Forest Trails

General C.C. Andrews State Forest Trails

Twenty-four miles of ATV/OHM trails meander through the General C.C. Andrews State Forest. With level to gently rolling terrain and smooth sandy soil, this forest offers enjoyable riding for all experience levels. The well-drained soils typically make this one of the earliest forest trail systems to open each spring. LIMITED. These trails are maintained by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

From Willow River, go north on Co. Rd. 61 for 2 miles to Dago Lake Rd. Turn east and travel 2 miles. Turn north to the Dago Day-use Area and parking lot.
From Willow River, travel east on Co. Rd. 42. Continue to follow under I-35 as road curves north and continue onto Walters Rd. for 1.5 miles. Turn south onto State Forest Rd. toward the McCormick Day-use Area.

Winter Use: Eighteen miles of ungroomed trails are open to winter use and may be shared with other uses. OHVs not allowed on groomed snowmobile trails.

There are no plowed parking lots.

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Pine County

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  • Minnesota DNR Parks & Trails
  • Moose Lake
  • 218-460-7021
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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (class II allowed)


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When open

OPEN Watch for trees down on the trail, due to the blowdown back in December.

Normal season:

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Difficulty & trail length


24 miles

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