High Lifter Products, Title Sponsor of the event, is the industry leader in the world of ATV/UTV mud riding. Their innovations and superior design take mud riding to a whole new level. Mud National Events has 13 years’ experience hosting massive outdoor events for thousands of ATV/UTV enthusiast. The Minnesota event encourages fans to ride, stay, and compete during the three action-packed days.
In addition to riding ATVs, attendees can watch and compete the various competitions, to include the Obstacle Course, Sled Pull, and the one that started it all, the Mud Bog. This is a beast to compete in while racers are chest deep in mud and fighting for the title of mud bog champion. Those not up for those “muddy” races, can enjoy the Poker Run which takes enthusiast down beautiful trails throughout the park while playing their hand at Poker for a chance to win a prize. More than $4,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to competitors during the event.
High Lifter Owner, Scott Smith, and creator of Mud National Events said “This is one of our favorite events where the potential for expanding the sport of mud riding is huge. We enjoy seeing Minnesotans come out and experience a form of riding that they aren’t accustomed to. They’ll be glad they did!”
Registration & Entertainment
While riding is the main event at the High Lifter Quadna Mud Nationals, don’t go to bed too early because Friday and Saturday nights will feature live entertainment with The Wild Hawg Band. Admission for three days of unlimited riding, exciting events and entertainment, and booths from the most well-known vendors in the industry is $60 per adult; children age 5 and under are FREE and there is also a day rate. Dry camping is available on site for $30 per RV and tent camping is FREE! More event information including racing classes, rules, and events can be found online at www.QuadnaMudNationals.com or by calling 800.699.0947.
For those that do not want to camp on the Quadna Mountain Park site there are other lodging options within a 20 minute drive. The city of Grand Rapids, Minnesota is 18 miles north of Hill City, Minnesota. In Grand Rapids you will find lots of overnight lodging options that include Grand Rapids Hotels and Motels, Grand Rapids Bed & Breakfasts, Grand Rapids Resorts and Grand Rapids Lake Homes. Currently there are no ATV trails that are directly connected to the Hill City ATV trails, but in the Grand Rapids area there are five designated ATV trails to ride. You can download the Grand Rapids ATV Trail Maps. Just south of Grand Rapids is the UPM Blandin Trail that connects with the Hill City connector ATV Trail. This is located 9 miles south of Grand Rapids off of Hwy 169S on Smith Creek Trail.
Hill City and Grand Rapids Welcomes ATV/OHV
The Hill City and Grand Rapids areas provide a great destination to vacation. You will find lots of outdoor recreation opportunities from motorized sports to non-motorized sports our million acres of public forest land with designated trail access and thousands of area lakes and rivers make this area a beautiful place to visit. You will also find a balance of a welcoming small town charm and Minnesota’s nature wilderness to explore. This area is also known for some of the Best Fishing in Minnesota! So, you may want to throw in your fishing rod, reel and tackle box just in case.
For more information about the Hill City, Minnesota area you can check out the Hill City Chamber of Commerce for a complete listing of area businesses, community calendar and view their photo gallery.
For more information about the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area, you can Download a Visitor Guide or Request a Visitor Guide from Visit Grand Rapids and speak to a live travel specialist at 1-800-335-9740. For complete information about Grand Rapids, Minnesota check out their website at www.visitgrandrapids.com.