The Thistledew Trails are a 25-mile system consisting of a north and south loop located within George Washington State Forest. The trail passes through rolling hills of mature pine and aspen forest. Both loops are managed for ATV and horseback riding, so please watch for other riders.
Not a resident of Minnesota? Don't forget your trail pass.
From Nashwauk, go north on Hwy. 65 for 32 miles, then left on Hwy. 1 for 3.6 miles. Continue north on Co. Rd. 452 to parking.
- Minnesota DNR Parks & Trails
- Grand Rapids
ATV (class II allowed)
CLOSED – This trail remains temporarily closed due to icy/wet conditions. To avoid major damage to the trail bed this trail will remain closed until it can adequately dry out. Check back later for updates on when the trail will open for the season.
4/1 to 11/30
Difficulty & trail length