ATV Fun in Northern Minnesota

ATVing is popular in Itasca County and Northern Minnesota! If you have been looking for places to ride your ATV, this is the place for you. Here are a few great places to ride your ATV, where people will welcome you, and your vehicle.

Iron Range Off-Highway Recreation Area

The Iron Range Off-Highway Recreation Area offers some of the most diverse riding in northern Minnesota. It’s a former iron ore mine that encompasses 1,200 acres of trails for ATVs, 4X4 vehicles and dirt bikes. There is no charge for state registered off-road vehicles.

The area is open every day May 1 to October 1; late November to April open Friday-Sunday (closed during firearm deer hunting season and dependent on snow conditions). The hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to one hour before sunset.

DNR ATVing Information

DNR ATV Trail Map

OHV Policy for Chippewa National Forest