Spider Lake Trails

Spider Lake Trails

The Spider Lake Trails travel 29 miles throughout Foot Hills State Forest. From smooth and sandy to rough and rocky, the trails provide a challenging ride as they curve around lakes and ponds, follow ridges, and traverse several hills and slopes throughout the forest. Trails are open year-round, except on groomed, signed snowmobile trails.

Winter Use: Forest OHV trails allow winter OHV use, with the exception of Snowway 1 between December 1st and March 31st. OHVs may cross Snowway 1 at 90 degree angle to cross to other side.

There are no plowed parking lots.

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Cass County

Parking and trail access 12 miles west of Pine River to south on Spider McKinley Forest Rd.

  • Minnesota DNR Parks & Trails
  • Bemidji
  • 218-308-2372
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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (class II allowed)



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When open

OPEN, use caution, due to storm damage some trails may be unpassable. All trails on the west side of the Spider McKinley Rd from intersection 247 to intersection 227 in addition to a portion of the Spider McKinley Rd from intersection 17 to intersection 235 are temporarily closed due to logging activity. Use caution and watch for closure signs, trucks will be hauling.

Normal season:
Year-round-Except during March-May(when conditions are wet), Firearms Deer Season or on groomed snowmobile trails

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