Little Moose Trail

Little Moose Trail


Itasca County

Trail location map From Nashwauk, go 18.5 miles north on Hwy. 65. Parking is west of highway.

Ron Houwman

This 18-mile trail in eastern Itasca County follows trails within the George Washington State Forest. Forested areas vary from densely wooded to harvested pine that open to wide views of the surrounding landscape. The trail travels by Hartley, Scooty and Wolf lakes and crosses the west fork of the Prairie River. The trail is provided by Itasca County and maintained by the Balsam Trail Blazers.

Trail closings | Trail map  This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. | Not a resident of Minnesota?
Buy your trail pass and find an ELS by the county the trail is located.

Vehicles allowed

(class II allowed)


When open

CLOSED - Will open again in May.

Normal season:
5/15 to 11/1

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Difficulty & trail length


18 miles

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