MAJOR TRAILS (most w/groomed x-cntry skiing)
Ada Area Recreation Trail
Old Mill State Park
Agassiz Recreation Trail

EGF Red River State Rec.
Fertile Sand Hills

Lake Bronson State Park
Lancaster Park Trails
Bottineau Trail - RLF
Beltrami Island State Forest
Bemis Hill - Wannaska
Hayes Lake State Park
Florian Park
River Walk -TRF


Pembina Trail
Snowmobile Trail

Driving Routes




Badger C2 Trail
Driftbusters Trails
Polk Knight Riders Trails
Goodridge Trails
Pelan Trail
SII/C5 Trail
Big Red Lake Bog Trail
Kittson County Trail
Hendrum Trails
Polar Beach Trails
Marshall Co. Drift Skippers
Ray Trail
St. Hilaire Trail

Wapiti Trail
Riverland Trail
Moonshiners Trails
McTrail System
Beltrami Island Trail


Agassiz Trail Riders (Karlstad)

Driftbusters (Crookston) 

Fosston/Lengby Knightriders

Fourtown (Grygla)

Goodridge Trail Blazers

Kittson County Trailblazers

Marshall Co. Drift Skippers

Moonshiners (Twin Valley) 

North Star (Thief River Falls)

Oklee Moonlighters

Pathfinders (Red Lake Falls)


Polar Beach (McIntosh)

Red River (East Grand Forks)

Roseau County Trailblazers

Roseau/LOW Sportsman Club

Sand Hill Snow Cruisers (Fertile)

Sno-Cat Riders, Inc (Warren)

Sno-Drifters (Thief River Falls)



Pembina Trail Map

Snowmobile Trail Map

Multi-Purpose Trails Information including Snowmobile Connections

Below are lists of trails in our seven county area of Northwest Minnesota.  Entries are listed alphabetically by city.  Snowmobile and ATV club contact information is included at the bottom of the page. 

There are hundreds of miles of hiking, biking, horseback riding, and cross country ski trails listed below so get out there and enjoy!  Thousands of miles of snowmobile trails are also listed.  To include your trail to this list or to update your information e-mail Jennifer Olson.

Part of the directory covers snowmobile trails and local club contacts.  A page containing a quick, poor quality version of the snowmobile trails map is available or a  higher print quality snowmobile trails map is available to download in Acrobat Reader.  This is a 531 KB file that may take a long time to view.

Major Driving Routes  Information

 Includes information, maps and links on six major driving routes in our region including:

  • Waters of the Dancing Sky Scenic Byway

  • King of Trails Scenic Byway

  • Prairie Passage

  • Pine to Prairie Birding Trail

  • MOM's Way

  • Minnesota Wildflower Route

Multi-purpose Trails Information

Region and Multi-County Routes

  King of Trails Scenic Byway

  Trails - Drive U.S. Highway 75 the King of Trails from Canada to Mexico.

  Information - This trail was previously utilized by Native Americans/settlers and was designated by the State of Minnesota as "The Historic King of Trails" in 2001.  Efforts include an annual marketplace day where communities along Hwy. 75 invite vendors to openly market their goods at select locations.

  Minnesota Wildflower Route

  Trails - Wildflower route along Hwy 11 from Greenbush to Baudette. 

The route contains up to an estimated 800,000 showy pink ladyslippers, the protected state flower of Minnesota.

  Information - An annual "Wildflower Route Celebration" is related to this route.

OM's Way 

  Trails - MOM's Way takes you on a 400 mile route from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay traveling through Minnesota, Ontario and Manitoba

  Information - Discover a route less taken & experience spectacular scenery perfect for touring. MOM's Way follows the famous route of the first fur traders on the original east-west highway.

  Pine to Prairie Birding Trail


  Throughout all of region

  Trails - 43 stops available.  Kittson county part of trail goes through the

  Twin Lakes Wildlife Area.

  Information - A unique collection of habitats in Northwestern Minnesota which provide homes for a tremendous variety of birds.  Pine forests, deciduous woodlands, native tallgrass prairie, aspen parkland, sand dunes (remnants of Glacial Lake Agassiz), calcareous fens, bogs, marshes, large and small lakes and rivers make up the transition zone that offers over 275 species of birds.  Most of the sites are on public land or private reserves open to the public.  Map of area is included on the website or call 800-328-4455 for a birding guide.

  Prairie Passage Trail

  Trails - This trail follows Hwy 75 to Crookston then goes down Hwy 102 to connect with Hwy 32 in Fertile traveling south.

  Information - This trail represents remnants of native grasses in six states and Canada.  Native plantings are encouraged to restore the original landscape.  The Prairie Passage has been described as a "window to the past." and "a place to get a sense of what this part of Minnesota used to be like."

  Red Lake River Corridor

  Trails - Because of its unique setting and character, the Red Lake River is

one of a few officially designated DNR canoe and small boat routes in the region.

  Information - The Red Lake River originates in the marshes of the Lower Red Lake and meanders west almost 200 miles before emptying into the Red River at East Grand Forks.  It passes through three continental biomes, farmland, prairie, riparian forests and bluffs.  Fish populations include channel catfish, northern pike and walleye.

  Camping - Campsites are designated along the route.  Public rest areas are available along the route to picnic, rest and explore.

  Red River Corridor

  Trails - The Red River of the North is designated as an official canoe and

boating route.  The designated portion of the river is 394 miles long from Breckenridge to the US/Canadian border.

  Information - The Red River meanders 550 miles northward from it's source in Breckenridge, MN to Lake Winnipeg in Canada.  The Red River is known for it's catfish and walleye populations.  The Red River flows through the Red River Valley, one of the world's flattest landscapes and

a remnant of glacial Lake Agassiz.

  Camping - Access sites and camping areas are limited. They may be too far apart for certain trip lengths

  Red River/Pembina Oxcart Trail

  Trails - The trail does not follow current highways but runs diagonally from Pembina, ND to Mahnomen then to St. Paul.

  Information - This historic trail can still be seen throughout much of the region.  This trail was used by the first settlers as a trading corridor connecting St. Paul to rural Minnesota.

  Waters of the Dancing Sky Scenic Byway

  Trails - Drive the scenic byway from International Falls to North Dakota.

  Information - Named for the Northern Lights that can often be seen dancing in the sky, this is Minnesota's northernmost byway. This breathtaking route traverses 191 miles along Minnesota Trunk Highway 11 through lakes, forests, farmland and several cities/towns.

City and County Routes

  Ada   Ada Area Recreation Trail


  Trails - Approximately 2 miles paved trail loop at West side of Norman

County Fairgrounds and along West, North and East perimeters of Ada Elementary School grounds.  For walking, biking and rollerblading.

  Argyle   Old Mill State Park

  33489 240th Ave. NW                               

  218-437-8174 or 218-754-2200

  17 mi. NE of Warren, or 13 miles E of Argyle or 11 miles W of Newfolden on County Road 4. 

   Contact: Park Office

  *  Open year round

  * 8 am to 10 pm registered campers only after 10

  *  State Park fees

  Trails - Biking, 7 miles of cross-country skiing and hiking trails, Snowshoeing, and 3.5 Miles of groomed trails, warming house with electricity and fireplace.  The park's trails run through prairie, wooded river valley and pine areas.

  Information - Summer Nature Interpretation, enclosed picnic shelter, swimming, canoeing, fishing, volleyball, horseshoe pit and playground.  Historical sites include a flour grinding mill.  Suspension bridges and Sliding Hill in the park.

  Camping - Modern camping with showers, flush toilets, 10 electric & water hookups.  Primitive camping.  1 group campsite.

  Badger  C2 Trail


  Contact: Kevin Wojciechowski

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Connects to S11/C5 Trail in Greenbush.  Hub of the Roseau county trails, connecting with CanAm wilderness trail to the north.

  Badger   Durgin Memorial Park

  218-528-3670 or 218-469-1637

  County Rd 2 or West University Ave                   

  Contact: Stacey Lockhart

  * May-Sept

  *12.00 per night

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail.  Along S11/Cty 2 - connects with CanAm Wilderness Trail to the north

  Information - Shelter/picnic area, restrooms and playground. Easy walking distance of downtown.

  Camping - Camping, water and electrical hookups, dump station.

  Crookston   Driftbusters Trails


  Contact: Bob Roppel, Medicine Shoppe, 211 N. Main Crookston

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Connects Crookston with the Riverland Trail System.  The trail winds along Polk County Road 11 to the Red Lake County Boundary.

  East Grand Forks  Red River State Recreation Area

  515 2nd St. NW                                    

  866-857-2757 or 218-773-4950

  1 block north of Cabela's in East Grand Forks.

  * Daily

  Trails - 5 miles of paved hiking and biking trails.  2 mile cross country

  skiing trail.  Connected to one-way route out of city - No snowmobiling off marked trails.

  Information - This 1,200-acre state recreation area came about as a result of housing removal after the flood of 1997.  Located near the area: groceries, ice, snacks, golf course and laundry.  Swimming pool, picnic area, playground, fishing, tackle, live bait, camping gear, gas and boat ramp. Partially encompassed in the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks Greenway.

  Camping - 72 camping sites located in campground next to downtown East Grand Forks.  Electrical, sewer and water hookups, dump station nearby and flush toilets.  Modern restrooms are open May - Sept.

  East Grand Forks  The Greenway


  Along the Red River in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks

  * Open Year Round

  Trails - An asphalt trail system covers over 20 miles.

  Information - Consists of 2,200 acres lining the Red River & Red Lake River, flowing through Greater Grand Forks. This picturesque urban space offers countless recreational, cultural, historical & natural resource opportunities. You can hike, walk, inline skate, bike, cross-country ski,

bird, canoe, fish, golf & much more in the heart of our two cities.

  Erskine  Rydell National Wildlife Refuge

  17788 349th St. SE                                           


  2.5 Miles W. of Erskine on Highway 2, 2.5 miles S. on Highway 210            

   Refuge Manager: Dave Bennett

  Trails - 7 miles of trails.

  Information - 2,120 acre refuge established in 1992.  Includes a visitor center with bookstore, wildlife observation and photography, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, hunting and environmental education.

  Erskine   Union Lake Sarah Campground

  20097 Campground Rd. SE                                   


  Off Polk County 41 between Union Lake and Lake Sarah.         

   Contact: General Store

  *  Office Hours 8am to 8pm

  *  Reasonable Rates

  Trails - Hiking.

  Information - Playground, picnic area, boat landing, boat rental, canoes, paddle boats, pontoon boat, fishing, bait and tackle. Ice, snack shop and groceries.  Ideal site for camping and fishing walleye, northern, bass, crappie and sunfish.

  Camping - 72 Campsites and wooded site, 2 central showers, flush toilets, dump station, water and electrical hook-ups, and laundry facilities.

  Fertile  Agassiz Environmental Learning Center

  400 Summit Ave. SW                                        


  Contact:  Kristen Fuglseth

  * Jan. - Dec.

   * Staffed with volunteers from 2-5 p.m.

  Trails - Trail Maps are available.

  Information - School environmental education.

  Fertile   Fertile Nature Center Building

  400 W. Summit Ave.                               

  218-945-3129 or 218-945-3136

  Contact: Lisa Liden

  Trails - Ten miles of hiking and cross country ski trails along the Sand Hill River and through the Fertile Sand Hills.

  Information - Picnic area and modern washrooms.

  Camping - Primitive camping with flush toilets and showers

  Fertile   Fertile Sand Hills Recreation Area

  400 W. Summit Ave.                                        


  One mile east of Fertile.                                   

  Contact: Kirsten Fuglseth

  Trails - Ten miles of hiking and cross country ski trails along the Sand

Hill River & through the Fertile Sand Hills.  Trail maps available at the Fertile Community Center and on-site.

  Information - West Mill Recreation Area.  Self-guided nature trail highlighting the unique sand dune formations, oak savanna and native prairie of remnant glacial Lake Agassiz. Nature trail along Sand Hill River.

  Fosston    Fosston-Lengby Knight Riders Trail


  Parking in Fosston at The Stadium on US Highway 2 and County Rd 1.       

  Contact: Paul Nelson

  *  Dec-Mar

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Connects with Mahnomen County and Clearwater Trailblazer Trail.  Through fields and hardwood forest; rolling country with lakes and deer sighting.  Minor repairs available in Lengby and Fosston.

  Goodridge   Goodridge Snowmobile Trails


  Contact: Mike Hanson

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Connects with the Wapiti Trail system out of Thief River Falls, the Fourtown Trail system, and the Riverland Trail System of Trail, Clearwater, Gully, etc.

  Greenbush   Blooming Valley Outfitters

  23632 220th St.                                            


  Located 23 Miles North of Greenbush, MN     

  Contact: Larry Emery

  Trails - Snowmobiling, four-wheeling, horseback riding, cross country

skiing and fishing are all available from our lodge.  Close to groomed snowmobile trails and many backwoods trails for the four-wheelers.

  Information - Full service guide for bear, deer, waterfowl and varmint hunts.

  Camping - Cabins and tenting sites available with full meal service included on all hunts.

  Greenbush   IS Folland Welcome Park


  Information - Picnic shelter, restrooms, playground, hiking, cross country skiing and biking trail.

  Greenbush   Pelan Trail

  From Greenbush 10 miles west of County Road 7 on MN Hwy 11 to Pelan Park.

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Connects with Kittson and S11/CS Trails.  Gas, Food and lodging available in Greenbush or Karlstad.

  Greenbush  Sll/C5 Trail

  In Greenbush at SW corner of MN Highway 32 and 11.

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Connects with Pelan and Beltrami Island Trails.  Cross the prairie to aspen woodland transition of the Red River Valley.  Ride on unplowed township roads and ditches.  An additional 106 miles of local trails.

  Greenbush    Wojo's Arena

  23162 220th St.                                               


  Contact: Keith & Dana Wojciechowski

  Information - Outdoor horse area.  Activities include team roping, game days, horse training, trail riding and other horse related events.

  Grygla  Big Red Lake Bog Trail


  From Thief River Falls 17 miles east on MN Hwy 1, then 15.5 miles North on MN Hwy 219, then 27 miles East on MN Hwy 89 to Fourtown Store.

  Contact: Jack Nelson

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail

  Connects with Wapiti and Beltrami Island Trails.  Many unmarked

trails for the adventurous snowmobiler branch from this trail.  Much

uninhabited country requiring compass navigation and back-up

snowmobilers.  Limited lodging in Fourtown with reservations.

  Information - Maps available

  Grygla    Ralph J. Klein Park


  Trails - Hiking trail along Mud River. Snowmobile trail passes thru park area.

  Information - Picnic shelter, playground, tennis court, basketball court, and horseshoe pits.

  Camping - Camping area, modern restrooms.

  Gully    Agassiz Hills Guest House

  326 Brovold Lane                                            


  Location: 1 1/2 blocks west of school house mall

  * May - Oct.; reservations only

  Trails - Pine to Prairie birding trail.  Excellent bird watching north of Gully.  Snowmobile trails go all four directions from Gully.

  Information - Two bedroom, one bath, recently remodeled home.  Kitchen and living room for guest use.

  Hallock   Kittson County Trail


  Information - Parking at the Hallock Eagles Club on US Highway 75, also in Lake Bronson, Humboldt, Kennedy, Lancaster and Pembina (ND).

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Groomed trail runs throughout Kittson County and connects with Lake Bronson State Park, Pelan and McTrail System Trails.  Trail features Red River flat prairie and wooded wilderness with deer, moose and other wildlife.  Access to good ungroomed riding.

  Hendrum    Red River Snow Runners


  Contact: Jeremy Tommerdahl

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Snowmobiling on the Red River and Wild Rice River.  There are gas/fuel stations and restaurant nearby.

  Karlstad    Pine to Prairie Birding Trail


  Contact: DNR, Karlstad, MN

  Information - 43 stops available. Kittson County part of trail goes through the Twin Lakes Wildlife Area.

  Lake Bronson    Lake Bronson State Park

  Hwy. 28 E.                                                     


  2 miles E of Lake Bronson on South Branch of Two Rivers.

  *  Open year round.

  *  24 hours

  *  Normal State Park Fees

  Trails - Biking and 14 miles of hiking trails, 7 miles of groomed cross

country ski trails and 2 1/2 miles of paved bike trail.  1.5 mile self-guided trail.

  Information - Boat rental and landing, power boating, canoeing, sailing and fishing.  Swimming, picnicking, playground, watch tower, volleyball, snacks, and ice fishing.

  Camping - Campground - 162 semi modern campsites, electrical hook-ups, dump station, showers, flush toilets. There is 1 handicapped, 3 backpack, 1 group camp and 2 canoe in sites. Group camp has an enclosed shelter with dining hall, fridge, stove & toilets on site.

  Lancaster   Lancaster Park


  State Highway 59 North

  Trails - 8 miles of walking trails, biking, and hiking.  7 miles of groomed

intermediate cross country ski trails.  Very scenic setting along the

river and wooded areas. Snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

  Information - 287 acres, playground, summer nature interpretation, picnicking, golf and cross country skiing.  Groceries and restaurant close by.

  Camping - 28 camping units, electrical hookups, showers, flush toilets, dump station.

  Lancaster   Wilebski's Shorebird Park


  7 miles north on Hwy 59, 1 mile west

  Trails - 3 miles of birding trails.

  McIntosh   Polar Beach Snowmobile Trails


  Trails - Snowmobile Trail.  Connects McIntosh to the cities of Trail, Erskine, Fosston, Winger and Brooks.

  Middle River   Marshall County Drift Skippers Trails


  Contact: Virgil Wagner

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail.  One trail connects Thief River Falls with the Roseau System at Strathcona.  Another trail connects the Mc Trail system at the Old Mill State Park to the Beltrami Forest and Fourtown systems.  It passes through the towns of Newfolden and Middle River.

  Oslo   Oslo Park


  S. of the intersection of Hwy 1 and Main St.     

  Contact: Karen Cote

  Trails - Oslo is connected to approximately 1,000 miles of groomed

snowmobile trails.  258 miles on MN side and about 750 miles on ND side.

  Information - Boat landing three blocks from campground, fishing, playground, tennis court, horseshoe court, volleyball.

  Camping - Camping area has tenting areas, water and electrical hook-ups, flush toilets.

  Red Lake Falls   Bottineau Trail


  Contact: City Hall

  Trails - The trail extends North and South.  It is the product of the old railroad bed that was abandoned. Walking/biking in the summer, snowmobiling/skiing in the winter.  Approximately 3.2 miles long, connecting with various roads.

  Red Lake Falls    Sportsman Park


  At the junctions of the Red Lake and Clearwater Rivers in Red Lake Falls        

  Contact: City Administrator

  Trails - Hiking and cross country ski trails.

  Information - Plenty of space for picnics and outings.  Boat landing and fishing.

  Camping - Primitive campsites for tents with indoor toilets/showers.  RV camping, water/electrical hook up's.

  Roseau   Hayes Lake State Park

  48990 County Road 4                                       


  15 miles S of Roseau on State Hwy 89, then 9 miles E on County Rd 4.

  Trails - 5 miles of biking, 13 miles of hiking, and 7 miles of horseback

riding trails.  6 miles of groomed ski trails.  2.5 mile self guided trail.  6 miles of snowmobiling trails, and snowshoeing.  Trails are located in pine forest on the edge of the lake. Connects with Beltrami Island Trail. Food and gas available one mile from park.

  Information - Northwoods pine forest in remote lake setting.   Man made lake popular for canoeing, fishing and swimming.  Boat landing. Summer Nature Interpretation, playground and picnic shelter.  Bald Eagles, Gray Jay, Spruce Grouse, Winter Finches on 3,000 acres of Park.

  Camping - 18 electric sites, 35 semi modern campsites, flush toilets, dump station, showers.  Two camping cabins, two backpack sites, and one group camp.  There are two handicapped sites.

  Roseau   Oak Crest Golf Course

  5th St. SE                                                      


  Trails - Two multi-purpose trails are groomed around the golf course.

  Information - Public course, 18 hole par 71 grass greens, club and cart rental, pro-shop, club house and driving range.  Located along the Roseau River.

  Roseau   Ray Morrissette Trail

  North of Roseau in the Lost River State Forest

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail. Groomed to Roseau, connects to Lost River Trail and Beltrami Forest Trails.

  Information - EDA 1 Trail

  Roseau   Roseau City Park


  * $15.00 RV; $10.00 tents; $50.00 shelter rental per day

  Trails - 37.4 acre park, biking, hiking, horseback riding trails, ski touring,

 snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

  Information - Boat landing, trails, canoeing, fishing, picnicking, picnic shelter, playground, golf, Summer Interpretation.

  Camping - Ten sites with water and electrical hookups, and ten tent sites.  Showers, flush toilets, and dump station.

  Roseau     Roseau Lake Wildlife Management Area

  27952 400th St.                                               


  6 miles NW of Roseau on County Road 123

  Trails - Snowmobiling legal on this WMA.  No groomed trails.

  Information - Currently 6,000 acres with ongoing acquisition of adjoining land in order to complete the WMA and flood control project.   Roseau Lake was drained in the early 1900's.  Prior to drainage the area had a rich history of wildlife use and public recreation use.  The lake remains drained yet today except during wet periods when the Roseau River overflows its banks and re-floods the original lake basin.  Wildlife use of the area fluctuates dramatically with the water levels.  It can be a good area to observe shorebirds and other wetland related wildlife during migration some years.

  Roseau     Roseau River Wildlife Management Area

  27952 400th St.                                      

  218-463-1130 or 463-1557 Fax

  Located in NW Roseau County, 8 mi. N of Badger

  * Year round

  Trails - Dikes open to hiking and snowmobiling. Snowmobiling legal on WMA outside of sanctuaries.  No groomed trails on the WMA.

  Information - 62,000 acre area with several thousand acres of other public land adjoining. The unit is low and flat, part of the glacial Lake Agassiz lakeplain.  The Roseau River flows west for 14 miles through the unit.  3 impoundments totaling 10,600 acres have been constructed.  These

wetlands are managed for resident and migratory waterfowl, other wetland wildlife species, public hunting, and other recreational pursuits as well as flood control.  There are 3 sanctuaries totaling 7,000 acres which provide feed, resting, and breeding areas.  This WMA is uniquely large and diverse.  It is home to bird rarities as Horned Grebes, Yellow Rails, Western Grebes, Sandhill Cranes, Black Tern, Great Gray Owls, and nesting Bald Eagles.  Hunting, fishing and birdwatching are popular pursuits on the WMA.

  Camping - Primitive camping.

  St. Hilaire   St. Hilaire City Park


  Right off of Hwy. 32, in town.

  Trails - Hiking, snowmobile trail and a walking trail a little over a mile.

  Information - Two picnic shelters, canoeing, fishing, picnic, playground, ice fishing, horseshoe pits, 2 softball diamonds.  Large outdoor shelter on the Island that can be rented for family reunions, outdoor events, etc.  Contact city clerk at number above.

  Camping - 30 sites with electric, water and sewer hookups.  12 have cable TV.  5 additional sites with electric only.  Clean restrooms with flush toilets and showers.

  St. Hilaire  St. Hilaire Snowmobile Trail


  Trails - Snowmobile groomed trail goes through St. Hilaire, connecting Thief River Falls with Red Lake Falls on a continuous trail.

  Stephen   Marshall County Park of Florian


  Contact: Al Kuck

  10 mi. East of Stephen, MN on Co. Hwy. 6          

  * Summer Months

  Trails - Skiing and country snowmobiling, snowshoeing.  2 mile bike trail (walking, roller blading) that is handicapped accessible.

  Information - Boat launch, fishing, sailing, canoeing, paddle boat rental, swimming, lifeguards, spiral slide, picnicking, playground, golf, basketball, backboards, volleyball, ball fields, ice fishing, snacks and food stands.

  Camping - Camping, electrical & water hook-ups, showers, flush toilets, dump station.

  Strathcona    Strathcona City Park

  Hwy 32 South                                                 


  Contact: City Clerk

  1 block south of Cenex                               

  Trails - Trails in and out of town - gas and food available.

  Information - Playground.  Snacks and groceries right across the street.

  Camping - Outdoor bathrooms, electrical and water hook-ups.

  Thief River Falls   Oakland Park


  At the end of Baken St.

  Trails - Walking trail

  Information - Picnic tables and shelters, electricity, water, barbeque grills, bathroom facility, swingsets, horseshoe pits, volleyball area, softball field, canoe landing and parking lot.

  Thief River Falls    Riverland Trail


  Trails - Snowmobile Trail that connects the trail system at Gully to the trail system in Thief River Falls.  The trail follows the old Railroad bed through the City of Red Lake Falls with several trestle bridges.  The trail goes through forest & open country with many game sightings.

  Thief River Falls  RiverWalk


  Trails - 7.3 miles of walking, biking, and cross country ski trail through

town along the Thief and Red Lake Rivers.  Passes through 9 parks and 3 forest trails, recreational points, historical areas, and by the Dam. Maps available.

  Information - The RiverWalk pedestrian and bicycle trail takes you through 9 parks and 3 forest trails along the banks of the Red Lake and Thief Rivers.  The RiverWalk features 15 pictographs and a number of overlooks identifying points of historical interest throughout the city.  A brochure is available.

  Thief River Falls   Wapiti Trail


  Parking in Thief River Falls at east side of bridge over Thief River on Hwy #1.

  Trails - Snowmobile Trail that connects with Big Red Lake Bog and McTrail System Trails.  Trail cuts through willow and poplar stands, frequent sightings of rabbit, fox, wolf and deer.  Gas, food and lodging at Thief River Falls.

  Trail   Trail City Park


  Main Street

  * May-Sept

  * Free

  Trails - Snowmobile groomed trail thru area.

  Information - Picnicking with tables, playground.

  Twin Valley   Agassiz Recreation Trail


  Contact: Gordon

  Trails - 32 mile trail from Ulen to Twin Valley and Gary to Fertile.  The

trail consists of two 10 foot treadways.  In the winter, the upper treadway will be for snowmobiling.  The lower treadway will be for snowshoeing, cross country skiing and dog sledding.

  Information - ATV use is permitted from April 1 to November 30.

  Twin Valley   Heiberg Park Trails


  N. of Twin Valley on Hwy 32.                         

  Contact: Tina M. Murn

  Trails - Hiking, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling.

  Information - Picnic shelters and playground.

  Camping - Primitive camping, outdoor toilets.

  Twin Valley   Moonshiners Trail System


  Contact: Mike Nelson

  Trails - Snowmobile trail connecting Twin Valley with Ada and Mahnomen.

  Twin Valley  Twin Valley Riders Club


  Contact: Matt or Jodi Kvien

  Trails - There is a trail that joins to the Agassiz Recreational Trail, as well as many river trails.

  Information - The Twin Valley Riders Club Arena is set up for horse shows, roping, ranch rodeos and team penning/sorting.  "Fun Days" horse events every third Sunday in May through August.   May to October trail rides.

  Camping - Free primitive camping near Twin Valley Riders Club Equestrian Park. Flush toilets available.

  Wannaska   Bemis Hill

  Hwy 89 S, Box 34a                                                      


  Northwest corner of Beltrami Island State Forest.

   Contact: Hayes Lake State Park

  Trails - Hiking, horseback riding trails, skiing, skiing tours, snowmobiling trails, and snowshoeing.

  Information - Picnic area and shelter.  Sledding in winter.

  Camping - 6 drive-in campsites and 3 horse sites.  Campground is open in the fall and winter.

  Warren  MC Trail System


  Parking in Warren along US Hwy 75 by railroad tracks.

  Trails - Snowmobile trail that connects with Wapiti and Kittson Trails.  Groomed trails through the wide open, flat and fast Red River Valley in the parallel snow-filled ditches of McCrea and six other townships.  Repairs at two dealerships in Thief River Falls and one in Warren.

  Warroad     Beltrami Island State Forest

   1-800-382-3474 or 218-386-1304

  20 Miles SE of Roseau

  Trails - Hiking, Pine to Prairie Birding trail, horseback riding trails, cross country ski trails, and 138 miles of snowmobile trails. off-road vehicles (ATVs, etc...) are allowed on all trails unless posted otherwise.

  Information - 669,000 acres in Roseau, Lake of The Woods & Beltrami Counties.  Canoeing, fishing, hunting, picnicking and birding.  This is the second largest state forest.  Nearby seasonal blueberry picking at Blueberry Campground near Williams.

  Camping - Camping at Bemis Hill Campground

  Warroad   Beltrami Island Trail


  From Warroad 12 miles South on County Route 5, then 6 miles West in Beltrami Island State Forest.

  Trails - Snowmobile trail that connects with Hayes Lake State Park and Baudette-Norris Trails.  Beautiful timber and sightings of moose or timber wolf.

  Information - Rare Birds

  Warroad   Lost River State Forest


  25 mi. S. of Canadian Border on Hwy. 310.

  Trails - Snowmobiling, hiking forest trails.

  Information - Wildlife area, fishing, and hunting.  63,000 acres of primitive forest which contains much of the original animal and plant life native to the area.  There are no developed recreational areas but access is available to some parts by highway and county roads.

  Warroad  Northwest Angle State Forest


  Near Sprague, Manitoba on Provincial Hwy. #308 to #525. Located on Lake of the Woods.

  Trails - Hiking

  Information - Boat launch, power boat rental, canoeing, sailing, fishing, historical, Summer Nature Interpretation.  Information can also be found at the NW Angle & Islands Chamber of Commerce

  ( or 1-866-NWANGLE).

  Camping - Resorts, camping.

  Warroad   Warroad City Park

   218-386-1004 or 218-386-1454

  NE Lake St.

  *  May-October 15

  Trails - Biking, hiking, ski touring, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.

  Information - Boat landing, power boating, volleyball, canoeing, sailing, fishing, swimming.  Shelters and picnic area, new expanded playground equipment, paved bike path, ice fishing, skating and birding.  Paved bike path to Warroad Estates.

  Camping - Camping with electrical, water and sewer hook-ups, showers, flush toilets, dump station.

Snowmobile & ATV Clubs


  Kittson County Trailblazers


  Contact:  Bob Skoglund

  Maps or brochures are available.

  Marshall County Drift Skippers


  Contact: Virgil Wagner

  The Driftskippers maintain 106 miles of trails.

  Red River Snowmobile Club


  Contact: Steve Renslow

  Roseau County Trail Blazers

  Covering all of Roseau County.

  Crookston   Driftbusters Snowmobile Association


  Contact: Bob Roppel

  Medicine Shoppe, 211 N. Main, Crookston

  Fertile   Sandhill Snow Cruisers


  Contact: Gordy Gudvangen

  Fosston  Fosston-Lengby Knightriders

  Parking in Fosston at The Stadium on US Highway

  2 and County Rd.

  * Dec-Mar

  Goodridge    Goodridge Trail Blazers


  Contact: Mike Hanson

  Maps available, includes cities of Trail and Gully.

  Grygla   Fourtown Grygla Sportsmans Club


   Contact: Jack Nelson

  Trails - Snowmobile Trails.  240 miles of groomed snowmobile trails.  Connects Wapiti, Big Red Lake Bog, Middle River, Beltrami Island State Forest. Maps available.

  Hendrum  Red River Snow Runners

  218-861-6222 or 218-861-6519

  Contact: Jeremy Tommerdahl

  Karlstad   Agassiz Trail Riders

  2 yearly organized rides

  McIntosh   Polar Beach Snowmobiling Club


  Contact: McIntosh City Clerk

  Trails - Connects McIntosh to the cities of Trail, Erskine, Fosston, Winger and Brooks.

  Oklee  Oklee Moonlighters Snowmobile Club


  Contact: Larry Skallet

  Plummer    Plummer Snowmobile Club


  Contact: Ron Black

  Has snowmobiling marked trails.

  Red Lake Falls  Pathfinders


  Contact: Andy Moran

  Roosevelt  Roseau/LOW Counties Sportsman Club (ATV)


  Contact: Myles Hogansen

  Thief River Falls    North Star ATV Club

  Thief River Falls   Sno-Drifters


  Contact: Terry Wang

  Maps available.

  Twin Valley   Moonshiners Club


  Contact: Mike Nelson

  4th Tuesday of every month.  The Moonshiners groom about sixty miles of trails

  Warren  Sno-Cat Riders, Inc.

  Maps available.








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