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We have 91 miles of snowmobile and ATV trails in our area linking our communities. Enjoy the natural beauty of the north shore on the Red Dot, Moosewalk and Mooserun trail systems. The Moosewalk, deep in the wilderness, is full of, well, moose. Our trail systems are classified as green, or easy, and manageable for riders of all skill levels. Enjoy gently winding trails through some of the most pristine forest you’ve ever seen…or smelled. Our trail systems take you past amazing natural geology, spring fed lakes, gurgling creeks and rivers, panoramic overlooks, sheer rock formations, and so much more. Experiment with a different trail every day! All three trail systems offer community connectors to local towns such as Beaver Bay, Silver Bay and Finland. Stop for lunch at one of the many Silver Bay Area restaurants or just to top off the gas tank. We have enough trail to keep you outdoors all weekend!

Looking for ATV friendly accommodations? Many of our local accommodations offer trails that leave right from your campsite such as private campgrounds or the Finland State Forest Campground. If you prefer to relax in grandeur in the evenings - we’ve got that too! Enjoy one of the many lodging accommodations in the Finland, Isabella, Little Marais & Silver Bay area. In fact, the Silver Bay Area has everything from bed-and-breakfasts, cozy cabins, hotels & motels, and luxury resorts. Play hard. Rest well.

If you prefer to trailer your ATV’s, we offer two trailheads with ample parking. Choose from the paved Penn Blvd Recreational Parking Area located two miles NW of Hwy 61 at the Silver Bay stoplight on Outer Drive/Forest Hwy 11, or the gravel Beaver Bay parking area located 1 mile NW of Beaver Bay on County Road 4.

Don’t have an ATV or didn’t bring yours this trip? Experience all the adventure the north shore has to offer with a guided ATV tour, or if you prefer to chance the trails yourself, ATV rentals are available. Either way, our trail systems won’t disappoint! Your family and friends will leave craving more!

Silver Bay Area trails are meticulously maintained by the Silver Trail Riders, a local trail organization. Like what you saw and want to get involved? Support your trail systems by joining our area trail club or your local hometown ATV club.

Visit the Silver Bay Area, "...Where Playtime Has No Age Limit".

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