Soo Line North Trail: Aitkin County

Soo Line North Trail: Aitkin County

Following an abandoned railroad grade, the Soo Line North Trail is relatively flat with gentle, sweeping curves and travels through hardwood forests dotted with ponds. Many communities along the trail are ATV/OHM-friendly, allowing travel on posted roads within city limits. Riders will find connections to the Rabey Line Trail, Blind Lake Connector and Loop, the Hill City Trail and Lawler Loops.

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Northwoods ATV Trail offers over 200 miles ATV trails.

Location

Aitkin County

Parking and trail access in Shovel Lake, Swatara, Palisade, McGregor and Lawler.

  • Rich Courtemanche
  • Part of the Northwoods ATV Trail, Aitkin County.
  • 218-927-7364
  • [email protected]
Trail location map

Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (class II allowed)

OHM OHM

When open

CLOSED - to all recreational ATV use during firearms deer season except ATV use by persons possessing a valid deer license: a) before legal shooting time; b) from 11 am until 2 pm; c) after shooting hours. See MN Statute 84.777, subdivision 2 for more information.

Normal season:
4/1 to 11/30

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Difficulty & trail length

easyeasiest

48 miles

difficulty definitions

Facilities

McGregor

food food

restroom restroom

gas gas

lodging lodging

Palisade

food food

restroom restroom

gas gas

Swatara

food food

restroom restroom

gas gas

area attractions