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Martineau Motorcycle Trails

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Alt Names

Paul Bunyan State Forest, Martineau Recreation Trails, Round River ATV Trail, Blue Trail, Steamboat Forest Road, Benedict Lake, Lester Lake, Bass Lakes, Eleventh Crow Wing Lake, Kramer Lake, Rickles Lake, Stompin Grounds Campground

Last Known StatusTemporarily Closed  (closed for spring thaw)

Located in the heart of the Paul Bunyan State Forest, this trail system offers two challenging loops that offer over 100+ miles of single track motorcycle trails. The forest offers a variety of hardood trees with occasional views of moose, bear, deer and ducks.

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Nearest CityAkeley, MN
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From: Walker, MN
1) Take SR-34 west 9 miles
2) Turn right (north) on SR-64, continue 5.7 miles
3) Turn left (west) on Blue Trail, follow to staging area.


LandState Forest


Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
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Permit RequiredYesMN OHV Permit
Dates OpenMay - November
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)OHMs not to exceed distance of 20 inches
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsProhibited
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSProhibited
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYouth Onlyrequired for operators under 18 by state law
(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo RestrictionNot Recommended
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedno trailblazing
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all riders obtain medical insurance and buy motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted on this website.




Contact InfoPaul Bunyan State Forest - Bemidji Area Office
(218) 308-2372
Contact InfoPaul Bunyan Forest Riders MC
(218) 739-5525
Contact InfoMinnesota DNR License Bureau
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155
(888) 665-4236


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Martineau Motorcycle Trails

Photo Submitted 6/26/2013 (Thanks!)

Martineau Trail Photo

Martineau Motorcycle Trails

Photo Submitted 1/17/2014 (Thanks!)

Martineau Trail Photo

Martineau Motorcycle Trails

Photo Submitted 5/4/2015 (Thanks!)


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Approx Size150,113 acres (235 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail107
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1400 to 1600 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has little hard pack terrain.Little
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has no dust on typical days.None
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis state forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis state forest has many single track trails.Many
RoadsThis state forest has few roads.Few
ShadeThis state forest has almost all shaded areas.All
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has little beginner terrain.Little
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has some expert terrain.Some


First Aid First Aid20-30 Miles (SW)St Joseph's Area Health Services (218) 732-3311
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (S)Bunyan's Convenience (218) 652-3333
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (S)Bunyan's Convenience (218) 652-3333
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (S)Stompin' Grounds (800) 725-1579
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (S)Stompin' Grounds (800) 725-1579
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (S)Stompin' Grounds (800) 725-1579
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (S)Akeley City Campground (218) 252-4570
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (S)Blue Ox Market (218) 652-2145
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (S)Akeley City Park & Beach (218) 252-4570
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (S)Akeley City Boat Ramp (218) 252-4570
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