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    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.

    Hiking Trails

    With 1.6 million acers to explore, the Chippewa National Forest is filled with exploring opportunities. Here are trails to hike during any season.

    Other trails to explore include:


    ATV/OHV Trails

    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! 

    R&R Rental
    20760 US-169
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    Phone: 218-999-7368
    Side by Side Rentals

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    Mountain Biking Trails

    Ride the well maintained, world class bike trails in the greater Grand Rapids Area.

    If you need bike repairs or want to rent a bike, contact Ardent Bicycles and they can assist you.

    Ardent Bicycles

    Address: 951 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

    Phone: (218) 999-5470


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    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.