Axtell Technical Riding Area

Axtell Technical Riding Area

The Axtell Riding Area is reachable only by trail access from the Soo Line North Trail: Aitkin County near McGregor. The area offers technical trails across a variety of natural and placed features. Ride the "whoops," circle the "bowl," climb the hills or take the "crawls" to build riding skills. This area is part of the 200-mile Northwoods ATV Trail System and is provided by Aitkin County and local ATV clubs.

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Northwoods ATV Trail offers over 200 miles of ATV trails.


Aitkin County

From the Soo Line North Trail northwest of McGregor.

  • Chris Johnson
  • Part of the Northwoods ATV Trail, Aitkin County.
  • 218-927-7364
  • [email protected]
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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (Class II allowed)


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When open

Last day of riding for the season is 10/31.

Normal season:
5/15 to 10/31 8am-8pm

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Difficulty & trail length


more difficult

most difficult

1.5 miles

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