Crow Wing Southern Loop

Crow Wing Southern Loop

This trail connects the Pine Center Trail with the Fort Ripley Trail and Ripley Connection, as well as provides access to the city of Brainerd. Much of the trail passes along farm and country landscapes. The trail follows township roads, occasionally sharing the road with highway-licensed vehicles. This trail is provided by Crow Wing County and maintained by the Central Lakes ATV Club.

From Brainerd, take Hwy. 371 south 8 miles to the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce rest stop.
From Pine Center, at the intersection of Co. Rd. 8 and Co. Rd. 2, go 1.5 miles east on Co. Rd. 2 to parking lot on south side of road.

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Crow Wing County

Parking is available at 10122 Thiesse Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401. See additional parking information at left.

  • Central Lakes ATV Club
  • Darrel Palmer
  • 218-828-0353
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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (Class II allowed)

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Difficulty & trail length


60 miles

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