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Brainerd MN Four Wheeling & ATV Trails

Four wheeling is the best in the Brainerd Lakes Area with miles of ATV trails in the lakes country. Find information on Brainerd ATV trails, maps, and trail conditions. Need to rent an ATV? Check the summer rentals that are available in town. Keep on reading to find details on some of the Brainerd MN ATV trails.

Find information on Brainerd Lakes Area ATV Clubs.

Crow Wing Southern Loop - 52 Miles

This trail connects the Pine Center Trail with the Fort Ripley Trail and Ripley Connection, as well as provides access to the city of Brainerd. Much of the trail passes along farm and country landscapes. The trail follows township roads, occasionally sharing the road with highway-licensed vehicles. Trail is provided by Crow Wing County and Central Lakes ATV Club.

Vehicles Allowed:
ATV (Class 2 allowed)

Normal season:
5/1 to 11/1

Darrell Palmer
218-828-0353

Fort Ripley Trail and Ripley Connection - 31 Miles

This Central Minnesota trail is primarily flat and easy to ride with an occasional rolling hill. The trail narrows and winds through rolling oak- and pine-covered hills near Sebie Lake, along the old Burlington Northern railroad grade. The Crow Wing South Loop connects Fort Ripley Trail to Brainerd and additional riding on the Pine Center Trails. Trails are provided by Crow Wing County and maintained by Central Minnesota Wheelers.

Parking and trail access in Brainerd, Little Falls and Fort Ripley.

Vehicles Allowed:
ATV (Class 2 allowed)

Normal season:
5/1 thru 10/31

Jim Schilling
320-745-2637

Miller-Black Bear Trail - 20 miles

Located six miles west of Crosby, the Miller-Black Bear Trail travels 19 miles over rolling hills and past scenic overlooks of the Mississippi River. Six sites with picnic tables and grills are found along the trail. Watch for wildflowers in the spring! The trail is provided by Crow Wing County and the Cuyuna Iron Range Riders ATV Club.

From Ironton, take Co. Rd. 30 north for 3 miles. Turn south onto Co. Rd. 34 for 1.3 miles, then south again on Co. Rd. 128. Take first right and follow 1 mile to parking area.

Vehicles Allowed:
ATV (Class 2 allowed)
OHM

Normal season:
5/1 thru 10/31

Russell Heitola
218-825-0441

Pine Center Trails - 20 Miles

Located in central Minnesota, this 20-mile trail system offers a rocky ride with plenty of inclines and declines, and is suited for riders of all skill levels. The rolling hills and large hardwood stands of oak and maple provide excellent opportunities to spot wildlife. The Crow Wing South Loop connects the Pine Center Trails to Brainerd and additional riding on Fort Ripley Trail and Ripley Connection. The trails are provided by Crow Wing County and the Pine Center Sportsman's Club.

Vehicles Allowed:
ATV (Class 2 allowed)

Normal season:
4/1 to 11/30

Ron Larson
763-501-8168

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