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Ride Groomed Minnesota Snowmobile Trails

Grand Rapids, Minnesota is your best winter vacation destination. For your winter adventures, head to Itasca County for some of the best snowmobiling in Minnesota. Groomers carve hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails through snow-packed forests and onto Minnesota area lakes.

Winter Trail Reports for the Grand Rapids & Itasca County Area

Please make sure that your snowmobile registrations are up to date. Click HERE to find out information about MN Snowmobile registration. Please consider joining an Itasca Snowmobile Club to help support the local trail grooming and maintenance.

Squaw Lake Snowmobile Club
Contact: Cory Smith
Phone: 612-499-0225

38er’s Snowmobile Club
Contact: Doug Widen
Phone: 612-868-6991

Deer River Bushwackers
Contact: Jeff Herfindahl
Phone: 218-246-8613

Itasca Driftskippers
Contact: Stan Gale
Phone: 218-326-4406

Greenway Snowmobile Club
Contact: Jon Korpi
Phone: 218-969-4297

Itasca Snow Rangers
Contact: Darrel Hecimovich
Phone: 218-245-1449

Lawron Trail Riders
Contact: Jake Summer
Phone: 218-360-1166

Marcell Snow Drifters
Contact: Tim Senger
Phone: 218-256-4414

Swampsiders Snowmobile Club
Contact: Steve Silliman
Phone: 218-244-2930

Northome Ridge Runners
Contact: Jack White
Phone: 218-897-5764

Haypoint Jackpine Savages
Contact: Dan Kingsley
Phone: 218-697-7628 (h)
218-290-6202 (c)

trail conditions

The Itasca County Snowmobile Clubs and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources maintain the 200+ miles of snowmobile trails. There are over 13 grant in aid trail systems to ride that also have spur trails that lead to businesses. Please abide by the Minnesota Snowmobile Regulations, and STAY ON THE DESIGNATED TRAILS!

*Note: Please use caution on late season winter trails. You will experience dirt on the trails in the later season, and the corners will start to deteriorate.

Avenue of the Pines Trail (Squaw Lakers Snowmobile Club)3-10-23 Report: The trails are holding up, considering how warm it’s been. Food & Gas: Fish Tale’s, Leinos Pub, Hoot & Holler, and Max Mini Mart.

Suomi Trail: These trails are northwest of Grand Rapids.  (38’ers Snowmobile Club) 3-14-23 Report: All 38er trails have been groomed in the last couple days. Good snow to work with so the base is ideal right now. NOTE: We are doing some mechanical brushing of limbs and overhanging branches on the south end of the Suomi north of CR 19. Watch for the equipment on the trail. Be safe out there and enjoy the trails.

Food & Gas: Cedar Creek Grill.

Tim Corey & Bear Lake Trails: MN DNR 3-17-23: Bear Lake trail is fully groomed and in good condition; however, please use caution traveling north of Bear Lake on the Little Bear Trail. There is standing water on the trail between Bear Lake and County Road 52 and also logging at the intersection of the Little Bear and Circle L trail. Slow down and use caution in these areas.

Taconite Trail:  MN DNR 3-17-23 Report: The weather is staying cool and trail conditions are still good out there. There are occasional bare spots with the powerful march sunlight taking its toll in exposed areas. Watch for logging East of the Dean Road in Side Lake Area (1/2 mile of trail has been plowed). Use Caution and always watch for changing trail conditions as we are not always notified when a logging operation commences. Food & Gas: Wooden Table and Bimbos.

Keystone,  Dirty Mikes’s Trails: (Itasca Snow Rangers) The SnowRangers groomed today, March 21, the Keystone Trail  with two bare spots, otherwise excellent, and the Dirty Mike’s Trail, excellent condition.

Grand Rapids Through Town Trails, Driftskipper, Smith Creek, Little Pokegama, Shelter, Cook Lake Trails, Pokegama Lake Ice Trail: These trails are south of Grand Rapids (Itasca Driftskippers)  3-18-23 Report: The trails are groomed on the Driftskipper Trail system.  Food, Lodging & Gas: Pokegama Store (Gas), Zorbaz (Food), Pickled Loon Saloon (Food), Applebees (food), Northern Star Cenex (Gas & Food), Pizza Hut (food), Holiday Gas (food and gas), Dairy Queen (food), Timberlake Lodge (food & lodging), AmericInn (lodging), Country Inn & Suites (lodging), Best Western Plus (lodging), Itascan Motel (lodging), Klockow Brewing Co (craft beer), Culver’s (food), Boulder Tap House (food).

Alborn-Pengilly, Blackberry, Charter Dam, Goodland, Pelkey & Greenway Trails: (Greenway Snowmobile Club) 3-22-23 Report: Blackberry Trail groomed today. Food & Gas: Locker Room Bar (Coleraine), Hollywood Bait (Coleraine), ARCO (Bovey), Tavern on the Range (Bovey )

Day Brook, Nashwauk, Lud Mandich, Delbert Brandstrom & Lawron Trails: These trails are south of us. (Lawron Trail Riders)   3-22-23 Our operators are lined up to roll just after the snow. We are announcing a Sunday Fun Day this Sunday the 26th at our Daybrook Shelter from 12-3! If your looking for a Sunday destination or just a stop on your ride for the day, this is it. Open to everyone, the club will provide the fire, dogs and chips. Bring our own beverages. Pretty simple but the shelter is pretty remote. It is a great place to gather in the north woods! I am hoping this will be a great opportunity to discuss the season in review and discuss our busy offseason season plans for 2023. Food & Gas: Wizards Bar in Nashwauk, Sinclair and BP in Nashwauk

Bigfork Lions, Wilderness Willie Trail, Effie Connection, Marcell, Circle T & Cameron Trails: These trails are over by Bigfork & Marcell. (Marcell Snowdrifters)  3-22-23 Report: Starting packing the trails. So much heavy wet snow. We will come back and groom once they have had a chance to setup a little. We encourage people to get out and ride to help with the packing. By this weekend the trails will be great! Food & Gas: Timberwolf Inn, Pizza Parlor, Effie Cafe, Neighborhood Tavern, Frontier Sports in Marcell, Two Rivers Cenex in Bigfork.

Herb Brandstrom, and a portion of the Cameron & Circle L Trails: Swampsiders Snowmobile Club 3-2-23 report: Trails were all groomed and in great shape. Club will be open from 11am-4pm to enjoy hot dog or sloppy joe with chips and a pop. Free will donation. Food & Gas Options: Antler Lake Store & Antler Lake Lodge, and Timberwolf Inn

Blue Ox, Caldwell Brook, Island Lake, West Bowstring Trails(Koochiching & Itasca Counties) Northome Ridge Runngers Trail Report 2-23-23: Trails are in good shape but warm weather could change things quickly. Be careful. Food: Powerhouse Bar & Grill, Shining Light Cafe, Hwy 46 Food & Drink, Northome Muni

Hill Lake, Perry Lake, Rabey, Washburn Lake, Remer Trails (Aitkin County) Haypoint Jackpine Snowmobile Club 3-18-23: Out and about today, nothing but rave reviews for our trails and system!! Thank you so much to all of you who appreciate all the work that goes into having the trails and system that we maintain! Also a huge shoutout to all of our Business members who have showed up all winter from helping to clear the trails to serving riders all year! We appreciate all of you!! Pretty humbled with all the appreciation shown to us today! Food & Gas: Sunny’s & Roadside Market for gas and quick to go food, sit down food in Hill City: Harry’s, Knuckleheads, Ruthie’s, Corner Club in Swatara, and Forestry Station in Jacobson.

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Grand Rapids Location
20760 US-169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 999-7368




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