The Red River North Trail Association has 180 miles of marked groomed snowmobile trails with a variety of riding areas. The western half of the association is mainly ditch and shelter belt riding and the eastern half follows the Red River and the woods from Park River to Hoople. The towns included in this trail association are Grafton, St. Thomas, Park River, Pisek, Lankin, Minto, Forest River, Drayton, Hoople, Crystal, and Warsaw. This trail association provides many places to stay for travelers on a snowmobile trip. The Red River North Trail Association connects with the Northeast Trail Association at Grafton and Edinburg in the West and at Cavalier in the North. This system also connects with the Red River South Association at Forest River and Osle, MN.
Overall, Red River Trail System is the 9th most popular snowmobile trail of all 17 snowmobiling rides in North Dakota.