Welcome to the Woodtick Wheelers website.                            Celebrating our 12th Anniversary in 2021, the club has 350 members!   Have a question about the club, our DNR Trail Ambassador Program, ATV Youth Safety Classes, Search & Rescue Team, ATV rules, regs or where to ride? Go to "Contact" and shoot us an email. We are glad to answer any and all questions.

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WOODTICK WHEELERS 2021 SCHEDULE

 

May 1 — Search & Rescue ATV Team - CPR/first aid/AED training,  9am-noon, Deep Portage Learning Center, 2197 Nature Center Dr NW, Hackensack

 

May 8 — Spring Meeting, Membership Drive & Ride. 10 am, short outdoor meeting at the Bear Pause theater parking lot (similar to our annual meeting there last July), followed by a ride to Whipholt Beach for lunch (bring own lunch and beverage). Trailer with club gear for sale. We have re-stocked the inventory, plenty of all items in all sizes. 

(Cash or check please) (No highway cleanup this year, State 200 under construction)

 

May 22 — Club Ride — at ATV Minnesota Ride & Roast - McQuoid's Inn, Isle MN

Registration open at www.atvam.org.  Pancake breakfast 7:30am, guided rides10am. Roast turkey/pork dinner at 5pm. It’s a fun all-day event.

 

June 12 — Club Ride at Round River Drive ATV Trails, Akeley. Always fun, lots of trail variety. Meet at Stompin’ Grounds at 9 am (3 miles north of Akeley on State64), ride to 1 or 2 pm. Option: have lunch at the lodge afterwards.  Ride Leader: Paul Vashro

 

June 26 — ATV Safety Class at the WACC — Registration open, see DNR website for details. Or call Lloyd Solarz (218-682-3775) to register a youth rider age 11-15. 

 

July 10  Club Ride at Bigfork-to-Balsam Trail Connector - Well maintained, winds through the woods, with a number of boardwalks. Current plan is to park at the south end of the trail north of the Balsam Store. About 1 hr. 45 minute drive from Hackensack, an all-day adventure and something new. Lunch at the Antler Lodge west on the trail. 

 

July 31 — Annual Meeting at The Hub, 10 am, next to the post office in Hackensack, with club ride following, south to Spider Lake Trails and back. More details to come. 

 

August 21 — Club Ride on UPM Blandin Trail. A club favorite, nice easy ride through the woods. Meet at 9 am at the parking area - 7.5 miles north of Remer on 169 then east on Smith Dr. See trail map on DNR website. Ride to Hill City for lunch. 

 

September 15 — Grand Opening of the new Emily/Blind Lake Trail. Our club helped build and place puncheon bridge sections. This new connector creates a large 75 mile loop and is highly anticipated. Details to come on the grand opening event.

 

Sept 17-19  — Club ride at ATVMN Fall Ride & Rally, Ely, MN Hosted by Prospector ATV Club. Guided rides Friday and Saturday on local trails. Big Air ATV Show. Saturday evening banquet with raffles and live/silent auctions. Lots of fun. 350 vehicles last year.

Registration open and more details on ATVMN website atvam.org. 

 

October 2 — Fall Color Ride on new Emily-Blind Lake Trail - Meet at 9 am at parking area in Emily, right off State 6 next to Sweets-N-Such store.  More details to come. 

Our club hosts 8-10 fun club rides from May to October, riding locally or trailering to many of the best State ATV trails.
Our club hosts 8-10 fun club rides from May to October, riding locally or trailering to many of the best State ATV trails.
Half of our 350 members live in the area, including Hackensack, Longville, Remer, Backus and Walker. The other half live across Minnesota and Iowa, and have seasonal cabins in the area. It's a great group of people from all walks of life, from 8 to 80!
Half of our 350 members live in the area, including Hackensack, Longville, Remer, Backus and Walker. The other half live across Minnesota and Iowa, and have seasonal cabins in the area. It's a great group of people from all walks of life, from 8 to 80!
We partnered with the Cass County Sheriff's Dept to create a Search & Rescue ATV Team, assisting deputies with searches and at community events, and serving as Trail Ambassadors to monitor the Soo Line North ATV Trail near Remer.
We partnered with the Cass County Sheriff's Dept to create a Search & Rescue ATV Team, assisting deputies with searches and at community events, and serving as Trail Ambassadors to monitor the Soo Line North ATV Trail near Remer.
Our club volunteers to help other ATV clubs with trail projects. We helped the Over The Hills Gang ATV Club build 90 bridge sections for the new Emily-Outing Trail.
Our club volunteers to help other ATV clubs with trail projects. We helped the Over The Hills Gang ATV Club build 90 bridge sections for the new Emily-Outing Trail.
Our club's many DNR-certified ATV Safety Instructors hold classroom and hands-on training, helping hundreds of young riders obtain their ATV Certification.
Our club's many DNR-certified ATV Safety Instructors hold classroom and hands-on training, helping hundreds of young riders obtain their ATV Certification.
Twenty volunteer, DNR-certified Trail Ambassadors monitor State ATV Trails from May through October, visiting with riders, passing out reg books and maps, and keeping the trails safe for the riding public.
Twenty volunteer, DNR-certified Trail Ambassadors monitor State ATV Trails from May through October, visiting with riders, passing out reg books and maps, and keeping the trails safe for the riding public.
Our club attends many community events, with an ATV Safety Education Trailer filled with helpful information for parents and their kids who ride, and youth vehicles to introduce youths to off-highway vehicle riding.
Our club attends many community events, with an ATV Safety Education Trailer filled with helpful information for parents and their kids who ride, and youth vehicles to introduce youths to off-highway vehicle riding.
Our club is part of the Adopt-a-Highway program, cleaning a 2-mile stretch of State Hwy 200 along Whipholt, Minnesota.
Our club is part of the Adopt-a-Highway program, cleaning a 2-mile stretch of State Hwy 200 along Whipholt, Minnesota.
We love a parade...and ride in the Longville July 4th Parade, Hackensack Sweetheart Days Parade, Remer Harvest Festival Parade and others.
We love a parade...and ride in the Longville July 4th Parade, Hackensack Sweetheart Days Parade, Remer Harvest Festival Parade and others.
This is where it all started, in the fall of 2008, when residents and cabin owners discovered the Woodtick Trail had been closed to OHVs. Today the club has 350 members! Now as then, our rally cry remains: OPEN THE WOODTICK!
This is where it all started, in the fall of 2008, when residents and cabin owners discovered the Woodtick Trail had been closed to OHVs. Today the club has 350 members! Now as then, our rally cry remains: OPEN THE WOODTICK!

Woodtick Wheelers ATV/OHM Club

P.O. Box 83

Hackensack, MN  56452

 

Our club's ATV Safety Education Trailer was purchased with a $10,000 grant from the Polaris TRAILS program. Thousands of people have visited it at community events, where we passed out over 5,000 ATV maps, reg books and safety handouts. Thanks Polaris!
Our club's ATV Safety Education Trailer was purchased with a $10,000 grant from the Polaris TRAILS program. Thousands of people have visited it at community events, where we passed out over 5,000 ATV maps, reg books and safety handouts. Thanks Polaris!
Every new member gets free club logo stickers for their ATVs and off-highway motorcycles.  Extra logos: $1  Also available in an embroidered patch to sew on your favorite gear. $3 each.
Every new member gets free club logo stickers for their ATVs and off-highway motorcycles. Extra logos: $1 Also available in an embroidered patch to sew on your favorite gear. $3 each.