Wild Country Trail

Wild Country Trail


Lake County

Trail location map Parking located on Alger Grade east of intersection of Lake County Hwy 2 and Alger Grade.

Bill Peterson

This 30-mile ride starts at the Lake Country Demonstration Forest then travels along forest roads and trails including the historic Alger Grade Logging Railroad bed. The trail connects to Lake County gravel roads open to ATV use as well as the Moose Walk and Red Dot ATV Trails . Scenic bogs, rock outcrops, streams, rivers and Lake Superior overlooks occur along the trail as it travels the North Shore Highlands near Finland, Beaver Bay and Silver Bay. The trail is provided by Lake County and maintained by the Wild Country ATV Club.

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


Normal season:
5/15 to 11/30

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Difficulty & trail length



30 miles

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