Northwest of Duluth near Nashwauk in the George Washington State Forest, the Thistledew ATV Trail consists of approximate 30 miles of trail riding located in the heart of the George Washington State Forest. Located about an hour and 15 minutes northwest from the Iron Range OHV Recreation Area, it makes for exciting additional ATV riding. ATV trails wind through scenic Norway and white pine, with birding and wildlife viewing 0pportunities.
Directions: Take Highway 169 west of Hibbing to Nashwauk. Turn north (right) on Highway 65 and travel approximately 33 miles to State Highway 1. Take a left (west) on Highway 1. Trail is located one mile west on Highway 1.
Overall, Thistledew ATV Trail is the 27th most popular ATV riding trail of all 33 ATV trails in Minnesota.