Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area

Trail conditions:

OHV, OHM, ATV - with the recent snow fall you can expect the IR OHV SRA trails and hilly areas to be more challenging, and slippery - use extra caution and safety procedures. Winter weather and high winds may have caused downed trees and brush to be on the trails. Snowmobile - snowmobile trail gates are closed at this time. The trail base does not have sufficient snow depth yet. We are still seeing quite a bit of water and insufficient ice thickness in our swamps and wetlands. Clubs and area trail crews are continuing to pack swamps and wetlands to help the ice freeze thick enough to support grooming equipment. Please use caution on the trails and stay to the right. Trails are rough right now, especially in the swamps. No motorized vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on state snowmobile trails or grant-in-aid snowmobile trails.

Snowmobiling
Trail conditions: closed
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 0"
Trail mileage: 0

The trail(s):
Minnesota's premier Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area, located in Gilbert, MN. 36 miles of OHV trails. All OHVs allowed. Varied levels of difficulty from easy to more difficult to most difficult. Winter takes these trails to a whole new technical level. The Park is completely accessible for those with disabilities.

Facilities:

  • Public restrooms at Office during open hours.
  • Gas, restrooms, food and lodging available in nearby Gilbert.

Last updated on December 01, 2022. Local snow depth is 4".

Getting there

7196 Pettit Road
Gilbert, MN 55741

In the city of Gilbert, take HWY 37 (Gilbert's Main Street) to HWY 135. Take a right on 135 to Enterprise Trail. From HWY 53 in the city of Eveleth, exit at the Gilbert/Biwabik interchange onto HWY 37, and follow Gilbert directions above. From I-35 take HWY 33 (exit 237) through Cloquet. Exit HWY 53, north to HWY 37 east, then follow Gilbert directions above.

Available at entrance

Contact

Phone: 218-735-3830
Email: [email protected]
Open 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) from late November through April but not attended Saturdays and Sundays. o Parking and trail access in nearby Gilbert (Saturdays and Sundays)

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