Trail Conditions2019-07-08T08:59:44+00:00

 

 
Click Map for Details to Alborn – Pengilly Railroad Reroute

Itasca County Trail Conditions

Spring has arrived in northern Minnesota. All ATV/OHV Trails are OPEN in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area.

Re-route: Due to a fire on the Whiteface River Bridge last Thursday, the Bridge is out and not passable.  That section of the Alborn – Pengilly Railroad ATV Trail is closed, but detour has been identified.  Traveling toward Alborn from the water tower in Meadowlands, next to the trail turn left (east) off the trail onto St. Louis Cty. Rd 133, travel 1.1 miles, then turn right (south) on St. Louis Cty. Rd 47, which is unpaved. and travel 1 mile, turn right again onto St. Louis Cty. 5972 (Swedetown Rd.) and go about 800 ft. back to the trail, turning left to continue to Alborn.

ATV Group on UPM Blandin Trail

ATV Trail Reports

Please read above trail re-route and closures due to storm damage.

Spring, Summer and Fall is a great time to be in the woods on the designated forest trails. You can ride ATV in the City of Grand Rapids and Itasca County area has opened up all county roads (except the road into Scenic State Park). This makes it convenient to connect to the grant and aid wooded trails and state trail systems. The city of Grand Rapids has also opened their roads (except the central downtown business district) to ride to access lodging, restaurants, retail and bars/grills. As the trails open this season, we will keep you up to date below:

Safety training is recommended for everyone who operates an OHV. It is required for ATV riders born after July 1, 1987, and OHM riders under the age of 16. Click HERE for more information.

Itasca County ATV Trail OPEN/CLOSE Dates:

Alborn/Pengilly- OPENS: April 1st, CLOSES November 30th

Alvwood/Squaw Lake- OPENS May 2nd, CLOSES March 15th

Bigfork/Balsam- OPENS May 15th-30th, CLOSES November 1st

Little Moose-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Balsam-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Northwoods/Goodland-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Northwoods/UPM/Blandin – OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Thistledew – OPENS April 1st, CLOSES November 30th

SOO Line – OPENS April 1st, CLOSES November 1st

Click HERE for Minnesota DNR ATV/OHV trail dates.

 

Photo courtesy of GRIMBA and taken by John Connelly

Mountain Biking Trail Reports

Grand Rapids and Itasca Mountain Bike Association is responsible for maintaining mountain bike trails in the Grand Rapids and Cohasset area. They maintain Legion Trail, and Tioga Recreation Area in conjunction with the City of Cohasset.

Right now trails are CLOSED due to spring thaw. Check back for updates on opening dates and trail conditions reports.

 

 


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ATV Group on UPM Blandin Trail

ATV Trail Reports

5-23-19 – All trails are OPEN, but re-route on Balsam Trail. Trails are a little wetter than normal, so use caution, watch for signs and re-routes and stay on the designated trail system or County Roads.

Spring, Summer and Fall is a great time to be in the woods on the designated forest trails. You can ride ATV in the City of Grand Rapids and Itasca County area has opened up all county roads (except the road into Scenic State Park). This makes it convenient to connect to the grant and aid wooded trails and state trail systems. The city of Grand Rapids has also opened their roads (except the central downtown business district) to ride to access lodging, restaurants, retail and bars/grills. As the trails open this season, we will keep you up to date below:

Safety training is recommended for everyone who operates an OHV. It is required for ATV riders born after July 1, 1987, and OHM riders under the age of 16. Click HERE for more information.

Itasca County ATV Trail OPEN/CLOSE Dates:

Alborn/Pengilly- OPENS: April 1st, CLOSES November 30th

Alvwood/Squaw Lake- OPENS May 2nd, CLOSES March 15th

Bigfork/Balsam- OPENS May 15th-30th, CLOSES November 1st

Little Moose-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Balsam-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Northwoods/Goodland-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Northwoods/UPM/Blandin – OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Thistledew – OPENS April 1st, CLOSES November 30th

SOO Line – OPENS April 1st, CLOSES November 1st

Click HERE for Minnesota DNR ATV/OHV trail dates.

 

Photo courtesy of GRIMBA and taken by John Connelly

Mountain Biking Trail Reports

Grand Rapids and Itasca Mountain Bike Association is responsible for maintaining mountain bike trails in the Grand Rapids and Cohasset area. They maintain Legion Trail, and Tioga Recreation Area in conjunction with the City of Cohasset.

Right now trails are CLOSED due to spring thaw. Check back for updates on opening dates and trail conditions reports.

 

 


Additional Trail Condition Resources:

 

 

 

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Additional Trail Condition Resources:

 

 

 

 


 

ATV Group on UPM Blandin Trail

ATV Trail Reports

5-23-19 – All trails are OPEN, but re-route on Balsam Trail. Trails are a little wetter than normal, so use caution, watch for signs and re-routes and stay on the designated trail system or County Roads.

Spring, Summer and Fall is a great time to be in the woods on the designated forest trails. You can ride ATV in the City of Grand Rapids and Itasca County area has opened up all county roads (except the road into Scenic State Park). This makes it convenient to connect to the grant and aid wooded trails and state trail systems. The city of Grand Rapids has also opened their roads (except the central downtown business district) to ride to access lodging, restaurants, retail and bars/grills. As the trails open this season, we will keep you up to date below:

Safety training is recommended for everyone who operates an OHV. It is required for ATV riders born after July 1, 1987, and OHM riders under the age of 16. Click HERE for more information.

Itasca County ATV Trail OPEN/CLOSE Dates:

Alborn/Pengilly- OPENS: April 1st, CLOSES November 30th

Alvwood/Squaw Lake- OPENS May 2nd, CLOSES March 15th

Bigfork/Balsam- OPENS May 15th-30th, CLOSES November 1st

Little Moose-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Balsam-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Northwoods/Goodland-OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Northwoods/UPM/Blandin – OPENS May 15th, CLOSES November 1st

Thistledew – OPENS April 1st, CLOSES November 30th

SOO Line – OPENS April 1st, CLOSES November 1st

Click HERE for Minnesota DNR ATV/OHV trail dates.

 

Photo courtesy of GRIMBA and taken by John Connelly

Mountain Biking Trail Reports

Grand Rapids and Itasca Mountain Bike Association is responsible for maintaining mountain bike trails in the Grand Rapids and Cohasset area. They maintain Legion Trail, and Tioga Recreation Area in conjunction with the City of Cohasset.

Right now trails are CLOSED due to spring thaw. Check back for updates on opening dates and trail conditions reports.

 

 


Additional Trail Condition Resources:

 

 

 

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