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Hovland Woods Trail

mile 128.7+ 7.9


Ride on the Boyd, Tom Lake and Irish Creek Road in Grand Portage State Forest for a remote trail through the Hovland Wood SNA. This trail crosses the Swamp River and provides access to Stevens Lake, Moose Horn Lake and Tom Lake. Shoe Lake Road connects to the Old Greenwood ATV Trail. The terrain along the trail changes from beautiful hardwood forests to pine to granite rock outcrops with scenic vistas of big bog areas. The trail is provided by Cook County and maintained by the Cook County ATV Club.




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