Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area

Trail conditions:

The winter entrance is open Snowmobile - Snowmobile trail gates are still open but grooming operations have ended for the season. Warm temps are forecasted for later this week and next week, trail base conditions have degraded to where there are patches of no snow in some spots. No motorized vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on state snowmobile trails or grant-in-aid snowmobile trails.OHV, OHM, ATV ? please continue to stay off the groomed portion of the snowmobile trail, including Skull Road. If you are going to be using the other trails, please come in the winter entrance and hang an immediate right, get on the main road that passes the office, and head over the bridge that way. Expect the trails and hilly areas to be more challenging and slippery; use extra caution and safety procedures. Winds may have caused downed trees and limbs to be on the trails.

Snowmobiling
Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 3 - 6"
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 March 29, 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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