How to Rent an ATV in Minnesota & Where Do I Go??
Spring has sprung and it is time to put away the snowmobiles and get out the ATVs! Fractional Toys is a full service rental business and we are considered the Twin Cities foremost rental provider of ATV/four wheeler with nearly 50 different ATVs, Snowmobiles, Campers, RV’s, and Boats. ATVing is best on a rental basis… all of the fun without the hassles of ownership!
Whether you have never been ATVing, looking for family fun, your next hunting/fishing trip; or you want an out of the box team builder, or corporate outing event, we can help! Fractional Toys is located in Oakdale MN a short drive from downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis; also servicing the neighboring cities of Woodbury, Stillwater, Maplewood, and Hudson, Wisconsin!
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Here are some helpful planning tools and some of the best ATV parks/trails nearby–Don’t forget to check the Minnesota DNR website for ATV trail closings, age regulations, and safety course information.
Polaris ORV Trails by RiderX
Download this handy free app from Polaris on your phone as it acts as a live GPS for ATV trails. You can track your ride, find trails in your area or near a location are planning to travel, and download maps for out of service areas as well!
Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle State Recreation Area
Gilbert MN—ATV, Off Road Vehicle Park
7196 Pettit Rd, Gilbert, MN 55741
Located north approximately 3-4 hours north of the cities in Hibbing, MN on the Iron Range. Gilbert ATV Park is known as one of the best places in Minnesota to bring an ATV, ride Motocross, or to play in the dirt with other ORV’s (off road vehicles). There are 36 miles of trails which range from beginner to advanced “Black Diamond” runs. You will see all types of vehicles in the dirt here and makes for lots of fun spectating! Look for plenty of events like rock crawls, and mud runs!
The Sherwood Forest Campground is located near the entrance of the trail which makes for easy access.
TriCounty ATV Park
14888 Cabot Ave.
Faribault, MN 55021
This ATV Park is a great place for the beginners or the novice to get some experience riding, but definitely has challenges for everyone. Lots of modest, sandy hills and wide open spaces will encourage rider confidence and guaranteed to bring some big smiles! Faribault is only about an hour south of Fractional Toys so bring a grill and cooler, play for an afternoon and be home for dinner! TriCounty also has a safety training facility on the premise, restrooms and even a picnic area for spectators, bring the whole family– Great place to host your next team builder or corporate event!
Gandy Dancer Trail
The Gandy Dancer is part of a lengthy ATV/snowmobile trail that winds through Minnesota and back into Wisconsin on its way from St. Croix Falls near Interstate Park. The trail makes a connection with the Saunders State Trail just south of Superior, near Duluth MN. The Gandy starts in Danbury and runs through the towns of Luck, Siren, and Webster. Danbury is the place to unload, there are plenty of campgrounds with great camping, hunting,and fishing as well–this makes for a great weekend getaway!
Danbury is only about an hour and a half from the Twin Cities. Stop and play at Grand Casino in Hinckley or the St. Croix and Hole in the Wall Casino are near as well. If you go through Hinckley, make sure you stop at Tobies Bakery for the famous sweet rolls!
Brainerd Lakes Area Trails
Trail Map/Brainerd Information
Finally, if you’re headed toward the Brainerd Lakes Area, be sure to check out the great Brainerd MN ATV Trails and Trail Clubs in the area. The Crow Wing Southern Loop, Fort Ripley and the Miller Black Bear Trail are all in the area, this trail system connects the Pine Center Trail with the Fort Ripley Trail and they provide access to the city of Brainerd. Much of the trail passes along farm and country landscapes which make for easy riding. Miller Black Bear Trail overlooks the scenic Mississippi and you will find stops with picnic tables and grills, make sure to watch for the wildflowers in the spring! The trail is provided by Crow Wing County and Central Lakes ATV Club.
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