UPM Blandin Trail

UPM Blandin Trail

Located off the Rabey Line, the 21-mile UPM Blandin Trail travels through a wooded landscape of upland spruce and northern hardwood, with several small stream crossings. A short spur trail leads to an overlook and picnic area. This trail is ideal for riders of all experience levels and offers a scenic ride during the fall months. The trail is provided by Itasca County and maintained by Rapids Riders ATV Club.

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Location

Itasca County

From Grand Rapids, go 7.5 miles south on Hwy. 169, then east on Smith Dr. From Hill City, go 7.5 miles north on Hwy. 169, then east on Smith Dr.

  • Brian Brackeen
  • 612-599-0142
Trail location map

Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (class II allowed)

OHM OHM

When open

OPEN - The 1/4 mile section of trail along Highway 169, from Smith Creek Drive to Smith Creek Trail, will be closed for repair starting 6/12/18 and is expected to reopen 6/14/18.

Normal season:
5/15 thru 10/31

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Difficulty & trail length

easyeasiest

21 miles

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Facilities

Hill City

food food

restroom restroom

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Grand Rapids

food food

restroom restroom

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Jacobson

food food

restroom restroom

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