Our area has some of the nicest trails, forest service roads and county roads to ride on in the state. You will find a wide variety of terrain and beautiful scenery to look at and to challenge your riding skills. See the list of designated trails below.
B&B Connection Trail
This is a designated ATV/OHM trail that runs from Bigfork to Balsam and connects in with the Little Moose Trail. It is 33 miles of beautiful trail that winds through woods and by lakes. There are several restaurants and gas station along the trail to stop at.
Website and map: www.wildernesswheelers.com
Little Moose Trail
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.
Info and map: www.dnr.state.mn.us/ohv/trail_detail.html?id=59
The Thistledew Trails are a 25-mile system consisting of a north and south loop located within George Washington State Forest. The trail passes through rolling hills of mature pine and aspen forest. Both loops are managed for ATV and horseback riding, so please watch for other riders.
Info and map: www.dnr.state.mn.us/ohv/trail_detail.html?id=30