It doesn’t get much better than snowmobiling in the middle of winter in the Minnesota Northwoods. Whether it’s a bachelor weekend or a family vacation, snowmobiles provide hours of winter entertainment no matter the temperature. You don’t even have to be flush with cash to enjoy a weekend of snowmobiling up north. Affordability and fun - coming your way!
Big Timber Resort has some of the best snowmobiling in Minnesota, with a wide variety of terrain that makes for the most amazing scenery along with thrilling trail riding. About 4 hours north of the Twin Cities, Big Timber is in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest and prime Minnesota snowmobile trail country. Being centrally located in Itasca County just north of Grand Rapids MN makes Big Timber ideal for family winter vacations where you can snowmobile during the day and enjoy your company in our warm, cozy cabins late into the night. You don’t even have to bring your own snowmobile! Local snowmobile rentals are always available from R&R Rental’s Grand Rapids location. Book your snowmobiling trip with us today!
There are well over 1,000 miles of groomed snowmobile in and around the Chippewa National Forest, and many in Minnesota regard this region as the best trails in the state. Snowmobiling in MN really doesn’t get any better than this. You can even have your snowmobile right outside your cabin. There are multiple trails you can connect to just off the resort grounds. Itasca County’s Trail system ties into the very popular Taconite Trail which is very impressive. Big Timber’s location makes all of the Northern Minnesota snowmobile trail systems yours to explore over and over. And get this: this area has 13 snowmobile clubs that work hard to keep the trails in prime condition, as do our local county and state trail groomers. These people are dedicated to making sure everyone (including them) can be safe and have a lot of fun during the winter. You can always stop in at an area clubhouse for a break during a long ride and meet some new friends!
As always, before you head out, get your Trail Condition Report first!
Up here, we don’t worry about a little snow. In fact, we welcome it. Northern Minnesota gets an average snowfall of nearly 5 feet, so it’s not surprising that people from around the country come to northern MN to experience the best snowmobile trails and conditions in the Midwest. During a winter vacation the snowmobiling will be fun, but staying in a cozy cabin with all the amenities at night is extremely important. Our warm cabins provide comfortable accommodations year-round. Enjoy the beautiful winter scenery of the Northwoods and friendly management at Big Timber. We promise to make your winter visit to Big Timber the best Minnesota snowmobile vacation you’ll ever experience!
New owners, Craig & Lisa Knutson are carrying on Big Timber's legacy of family fun and outdoor adventure. Their vision is to love and serve each and every guest.
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