The Blue OxVoyageur Trail is a multi-use trail that permits ATVs and snowmobiles. It also accommodates mountain bikers, hikers, and equestrians along the former railroad right-of-way between International Falls and Lake Bemidji State Park.
The 107-mile trail travels through remote stretches of subalpine forest, spruce swamps and upland stands of aspen, linking towns along the way. It can be boggy in places but does provide access to some of Minnesota's most scenic landscapes. The trail incorporates beautiful railroad trestles across the Little Fork and Big Fork rivers.
At it's southern end in Lake Bemidji State Park, the Blue Ox TrailVoyageur Trail connects to the Paul Bunyan State Trail
at County Road 20. The latter, carries on for another 110 miles and is paved.
Parking for the Blue Ox-Voyageur Trail is available in Internationa Falls, Lake Bemidji State Park, Northome and Big Falls. For information, contact the Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources at (218) 999-7923.
I posted two eariler reviews which were requests for info about the Blue Ox/Voager Trl. Since I am in the process of Traversing America latitude by latitude on trails only from the Canadian to Mexican border, the Blue Ox provides the closest I could come ...
Looking for information regarding ability to get to Bemigi from International Falls by bicycle. Is this trail passable with a mountain bike? Is there water over the trai? Any comments would be helpful. Thanks
I am planning to ride this trail this summer(September 2013) but hear that 1-2 feet of water cover parts of the trail. Is there anyone that has ridden the trail and can tell me if it is passable on a mountain bike? Email me if you have any info. Thanks ...