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The North Shore State Trail runs from Duluth to Grand Marais and passes through Silver Bay and Finland, paralleling our beautiful shore several miles inland. You can get to North Dakota from here! The Penn Avenue parking in Silver Bay Area is a great access point for that trail.

We have 91 miles of snowmobile trails in our area linking the communities of Beaver Bay, Silver Bay, Finland, Isabella, and Little Marais.. Enjoy exceptionally groomed trails through some of the most pristine forest you’ve ever seen…or smelled. Our trail systems take you past amazing natural geology such as frozen expanse of lakes, gurgling and snow-capped rivers, panoramic overlooks, sheer rock cliffs, historic railroad trestles, and so much more. Experiment with a different trail every day! Stop for lunch at one of the many Silver Bay Area restaurants or just to top off the gas tank. The rugged north shore has multiple stops and sights along the trails, but you will want to center your fun here in the Silver Bay Area.…Your Heart of the North Shore.

Looking for cozy accommodations? Silver Bay Area lodging accommodations offer trails that leave right from the parking lot. Play hard. Rest well. In fact, the Silver Bay Area has everything from bed-and-breakfasts, cozy cabins, hotels & motels, and luxury resorts . We’ve got something for everyone.

If you prefer to trailer your snowmobiles, there are numerous trail heads. Silver Bay offers parking at the Recreational Parking lot 2 miles north west of Hwy 61. Beaver Bay hosts a smaller gravel parking area located 1 mile NW of Beaver Bay on County Road 4. Inland, you will find parking available in Finland off County Rd 7 at the Rec Center.

Never experienced Minnesota’s favorite pastime? Try a snowmobile rental and make your own north shore vacation memories.

Silver Bay Area trails are meticulously maintained by local trail organizations such as the Finland ATV & Snowmobile Club and the Silver Trail Riders.

Heart of the North Shore