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In Minnesota, you may ride your snowmobile statewide on:

  • The groomed portion of state and local snowmobile trails
  • Frozen public waters where access is not restricted by law or local ordinance
  • Township roads where access is not restricted by local ordinance
  • Public lands that are open to motorized vehicles
The Seven-County Metro Area in Minnesota
The Seven-County Metro Area in Minnesota

Inside the Seven-County Metro Area, you may also ride on land that is posted with signs that say “snowmobiling allowed.”

Outside the Seven-County Metro Area, you may also ride on:

  • Agricultural land with the permission of the landowner
  • Non-agricultural land where you have not been told that riding is prohibited:
    • Verbally or…
    • In writing or…
    • By posted signs