Rat Lake - Big Sandy Connector

Rat Lake - Big Sandy Connector

This connector trail between Palisade and Big Sandy Lake is an easy ride that follows existing road right of way with access to Highway 65/Bear Country Road as well as Highway 65/ County Road 14. This trail is part of the 200-mile Northwoods ATV Trail System and is provided by Aitkin County and local ATV clubs.

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Aitkin County

Parking is available at the Soo Line Trail parking area in Palisade. Access the trail southeast of Palisade via the Soo Line Trail

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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (class II allowed)


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When open

Normal season:

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Difficulty & trail length


12.36 miles

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