Best Minnesota Snowmobile Trails

Minnesota has 38 snowmobiling rides.

  September 19, 2018

Located in the US, the snowmobiling in Minnesota offers over thirty snowmobile trail rides from which to choose. The best Minnesota snowmobiling based on popularity are considered to be Arrowhead State Trail, Willard Munger State Trail, Minnesota Valley State Trail, Taconite State Trail, and Luce Line State Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Minnesota snowmobiling trail below.

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Arrowhead State Trail

West of Ely near Tower, the Arrowhead State Trail is a 135 mile snowmobile route from Tower to International Falls. It connects with the Taconite State Trail in the south near Tower.  MORE INFO

Heartland State Trail

North of Brainerd near Walker, the Heartland State Trail is a 49 mile snowmobile route from Park Rapids through Walker to Cass Lake. It connects with the Paul Bunyan State Trail near Walker.  MORE INFO

Voyageurs National Park

Near International Falls in Voyageurs National Park, the Voyageurs Trail is a must-ride snowmobile trail in the magical winterscape of Voyageurs National Park that is open to snowmobiling.  MORE INFO

St Croix State Forest

South of Duluth and southwest of Marksville in Pine County, the St Croix State Forest ATV and Snowmobile Trail is heavily used by ATV riders in the summer and snowmobiliers in the winter. The 23 mile snowmobile route is well marked and maintained. There are 4 trailhead parking areas.  MORE INFO

Pillsbury State Forest

West of Brainerd, the Pillsbury State Forest has 25+ miles of snowmobile trails. The trails are rolling past ponds and lakes through stands of maple, oak and ash.  MORE INFO

McCarthy Beach State Park

Northwest of Duluth and Virginia, the McCarthy Beach State Park has 9 miles of snowmobile trails through deeply wooded forest. The trails follow rolling ridge lines on moraines between lakes and ponds.  MORE INFO

Two Inlets State Forest

Northwest of Park Rapids in Becker and Hubbard County, there is an extensive snowmobile trail network maintained by the Forest Riders Snowmobiling Club. To reach the trailhead from Park Rapids, head north on US71. Turn left on CR41 to the town of Two Inlets where there is a trailhead parking area.  MORE INFO

Soo Line Trail

West of Grand Rapids in the lower western half of the Iron Range, the 1.5 million acre Chippewa National Forest has 19 snowmobile trails totalling 300 miles. Don't miss the 49 mile Soo Line Trail from Cass Lake to Moose Lake, which is the largest snowmobile trail in the state.  MORE INFO


North of Duluth, there is an extensive trail network, including the North Shore State Trail is a 146 mile snowmobile route from Duluth to Grand Marias.   MORE INFO