OHV Trail Closures

For information on roads and trails on county land, please contact the appropriate county.


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Notice: Groomed snowmobile trails, as signed, are closed starting Dec. 1 to off-highway vehicles (OHVs) and highway licensed vehicles (HLV's).

Caution: Groomed snowmobile trails exist due to partnerships between clubs, government units and private landowners. Help keep the snowmobile trails open by honoring permission granted to use the trails for snowmobiling only.


Make sure to check for these signs while you're in the state forests

Temporary state forest road and state trail closure signs


OHV trail

(Click trail name for location & contact information)

Trail Status Updated
Agassiz Recreational Trail OPEN

11/21/2014
Alborn-Pengilly Railroad Trail OPEN

11/21/2014
Appleton Area Recreational Park OPEN

11/21/2014
Bemis Hill Trails CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
11/21/2014
Blind Lake Connector and Loop CLOSED

Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/21/2014
Blue Ox Trail OPEN

Check status of Koochiching State Forest
Check status of Pine Island State Forest
11/21/2014
Chatfield Trail CLOSED

11/21/2014
Chengwatana State Forest Trails CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Chengwatana State Forest
11/21/2014
Chisholm Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

11/21/2014
Elm Creek Trail CLOSED thru DEC. 21

11/21/2014
Emily-Outing Trail CLOSED

Check status of Land O' Lakes State Forest
11/21/2014
Fond du Lac State Forest Trails CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Fond du Lac State Forest
11/21/2014
Forest Riders Trail CLOSED

Check status of Two Inlets State Forest
Check status of Smoky Hills State Forest
Check status of White Earth State Forest
Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/21/2014
Fort Ripley Trail and Ripley Connection CLOSED

11/21/2014
Fourtown-Grygla Trail CLOSED

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
11/21/2014
Gandy Dancer Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Use CAUTION due to logging activity north of East Arm Road.

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
Check status of St. Croix State Forest
11/21/2014
General C.C. Andrews State Forest Trails CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of General C. C. Andrews State Forest
11/21/2014
Genoa Trail OPEN

11/21/2014
Goodland Trail CLOSED

11/21/2014
Hill City Trail CLOSED

Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/21/2014
Huntersville Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Huntersville State Forest
11/21/2014
Iron Range OHV State Recreation Area CLOSED UNTIL NOV. 28. As of that date, hours will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm through April, 2015.

11/21/2014
Lawler Loops CLOSED

11/21/2014
Little Moose Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of George Washington State Forest
11/21/2014
Martineau Recreational Trails CLOSED

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/21/2014
Mesabi Mountain Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

11/21/2014
Moose River Connector CLOSED

11/21/2014
Moose River Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Land O' Lakes State Forest
11/21/2014
Moose Run Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Finland State Forest
11/21/2014
Moose Walk Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Finland State Forest
11/21/2014
Nemadji State Forest OHV Trails CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions. Use CAUTION due to logging activity on Upper Willow Trail to Erickson Road and between NE Extension Road and Westholm Creek.

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/21/2014
Pine Center Trails CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

11/21/2014
Rabey Line Trail CLOSED

Check status of Savanna State Forest
Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/21/2014
Red Dot Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

11/21/2014
Red Top Trail CLOSED

11/21/2014
Round River Drive Trail CLOSED

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/21/2014
Schoolcraft Trail CLOSED

Check status of Paul Bunyan State Forest
11/21/2014
Snake Creek Trail CLOSED

Check status of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest
11/21/2014
Solana Loop CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Solana State Forest
11/21/2014
Soo Line North Trail: Aitkin County OPEN

Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/21/2014
Soo Line North Trail: Carlton County OPEN

11/21/2014
Soo Line North Trail: Cass County OPEN, but crossing at Leech River, Federal Dam, is CLOSED due to a washout, and cannot be traversed. There is no alternate route available.

Check status of Bowstring State Forest
11/21/2014
Soo Line South Trail: Aitkin County OPEN

Check status of Solana State Forest
11/21/2014
Soo Line South Trail: Carlton County OPEN

11/21/2014
Soo Line South Trail: Mille Lacs County OPEN, but Red Top and Foxy Loop are CLOSED

11/21/2014
Soo Line South Trail: Morrison County CLOSED

11/21/2014
Soo Line South Trail: Pine County OPEN

11/21/2014
Soo Pits Trail OPEN

11/21/2014
Southeast Minnesota Trail CLOSED

11/21/2014
Spider Lake Trails OPEN, but 4 segments of trail leading directly to #314 near the northeast side of Spider Lake are CLOSED due to logging activity. Watch for signs.

Check status of Foot Hills State Forest
11/21/2014
St. Croix State Forest Trails CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions. USE CAUTION due to logging activity south of Tamarack Forest Road on Matthew Laurey Trail for 1/2 mile, and logging activity north of #173 parking area. Logging will be utilitizing part of the ATV trail off East Arm Road and then north on the Gandy Dancer Trail to Markville.

Check status of St. Croix State Forest
11/21/2014
Stony Spur II Trail OPEN

11/21/2014
Straight Arrows Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/21/2014
Thistledew Trails OPEN

Check status of George Washington State Forest
11/21/2014
Tower Multi-Use Trail OPEN

11/21/2014
Tri-County Park OPEN

11/21/2014
Trout Valley Trail CLOSED

Check status of Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest
11/21/2014
UPM Blandin Trail CLOSED

Check status of Hill River State Forest
11/21/2014
Warroad/Roseau Trails OPEN

Check status of Beltrami Island State Forest
11/21/2014
Washington/Ramsey Trail CLOSED to recreational riding during firearms deer season beginning Nov. 8. Check above for riding restrictions.

Check status of Nemadji State Forest
11/21/2014
Wilton Trails Northwest CLOSED

Check status of Mississippi Headwaters State Forest
11/21/2014