Appleton Area Recreational Park

Appleton Area Recreational Park

Once an old gravel mine, the Appleton Area Recreational Park covers 330 acres, including 20 miles of trails. The park is ideal for OHV enthusiasts of all skill levels, containing many miles of narrow technical trails, plus a motocross practice track. Past gravel mining activity created rolling terrain and excellent riding for the entire family. The City of Appleton is ATV-friendly, allowing travel on posted roads within city limits. The park is provided by Swift County.

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More information: City of Appleton and Swift County


Swift County

From Appleton, go 1 mile east on Hwy. 59. Parking is available within the park.

  • Michael Johnson
  • 320-843-5341
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ATV ATV (class II allowed)



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When open

OPEN - Enjoy the park's fall beauty and great outdoors!

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20 miles

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