Best Trails Around Grand Rapids, MN
No matter if you are an avid hiker, ATV/OHV rider or mountain bike enthusiast, Grand Rapids Minnesota has all the trails for a fun packed adventure.
With 1.6 million acers to explore, the Chippewa National Forest is filled with exploring opportunities. Here are trails to hike during any season.
- Camp Rabideau
- Cut Foot Sioux Trail
- Johnson Lake Trails
- Joyce Estate
- Lost Forty
- Simpson Creek Trail
- Sugar Lake Trails
- Suomi Hills Trail
- Trout Lake Trail
Other trails to explore include:
The Itasca County area offers thousands of acres of federal, state, county and industrial forest land that are open to off-highway vehicle riding, and several designated trails. Forest or logging roads are an excellent choice for ATV/OHV use as well. In Itasca County, there are over 200 miles of ATV trails to ride.
Trail Opening Dates
*Note: due to trail conditions, trails may not open as stated below. Check first with MN DNR Trail Closures.
April 1st – Alborn/Pengilly, Blue Ox, Thistledew, Soo Line
May 2nd – US Forest Service Alvwood/ Squaw Lake, Island Lake Connection
May 15th – Wilderness Wheelers and B&B Connection, Balsam, Little Moose, UPM Blandin
Don’t have an ATV? No worries!
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
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Mountain Biking Trails
Ride the well maintained, world class bike trails in the greater Grand Rapids Area.
- Tioga Recreation
- Mesabi Trail
- Legion Trails
- Follow along with the Get Fit Itasca Map for various biking routes
If you need bike repairs or want to rent a bike, contact Ardent Bicycles and they can assist you.
Address: 951 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: (218) 999-5470
Stay in Grand Rapids!
Make it a getaway!!! After a day of hitting the trails, enjoy great food, locally crafted beer and enjoy the attraction and night life that Grand Rapids has to offer. For lodging, we have cozy Hotels, Airbnb’s or Resorts and a Bed and Breakfast right on the lake. Book your stay today and enjoy Minnesota’s nature on the trails.