mile to parking area.
with new riders. The trail winds through forests and gently rolling
hills covered with wildflowers and wild berries, and picnic tables and
grills can be found at scenic high points along the trail overlooking the
Mississippi River. Stop and savor the seasons, or stay overnight and
make the trip last; primitive camping is available near Section 6 and
the Mine Pit Lake.
diverse array of trail challenges, making it an
ideal spot to hone your skills. With nearby
camping accommodations and a swimming
spot on Spider Lake accessible, it's also a great
choice for families who enjoy getting outside
to play. Nestled west of Pine River and Pequot
Lakes, this trail climbs and dips through the
Foothills State Forest and curves around lakes
and ponds. It is open year-round but riding on
groomed snowmobile trails is prohibited.
that run through part of the Crow Wing County Memorial Forest.
The trail follows old Burlington Northern railroad grade, winding
through easygoing hills through oak and pine forests between
Sebie Lake and the historic town of Fort Ripley, gateway to the
Camp Ripley military training facility. The Ripley Connection runs
between Little Falls and Brainerd.
railroad grade through the Pine
Island and Koochiching state
forests, the Blue Ox ATV Trail is
a truly scenic trail, with crossings
over the Little Fork and Big Fork
rivers, and views of swamps,
black spruce and upland aspen
stands. Wildlife is abundant in this
richly forested region. Camping is
available in Big Falls.