Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club to Hold 16th Annual Hospice Ride in February

The Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club will hold its 16th annual Hospice Ride on Feb. 1-2, 2020. The snowmobile ride is open to the public, and there is no cost to participate. Riders are asked to gather pledges to benefit Hospice of the Red River Valley. Register for the ride by contacting Tom McArthur at (218) 935-5855 or

The roundtrip ride starts on Saturday at 9 a.m. at Pinehurst Resort in Naytahwaush and travels to Northern Lights Casino in Walker, Minn., for an overnight stay. Pizza will be provided by the club for dinner. Riders will leave for Naytahwaush on Sunday morning.

Over the past 15 years, participants have raised $117,082 for Hospice of the Red River Valley through the Hospice Ride, which covers a different area each year. The money raised helps provide medical, emotional, spiritual and grief support for Hospice patients and their families.

“We started the event as a way to remember Naytahwaush Nightriders members who have passed away while also supporting a local organization,” said Tom McArthur, the event’s organizer. “We hope riders from across the region will come out to participate in this fun and meaningful event again this year.”

The Naytahwaush Nightriders also will host its 50th annual Nightriders Snodeo event March 7-8 at Pinehurst Resort. The event has been voted the U.S. X-Country Snowmobile Racing organization’s race of the year the last three years.

About the Naytahwaush Nightriders
For more than 40 years, the Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club has been working to promote and advance the sport of snowmobiling. The Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club works with snowmobilers, resorts, businesses, government units and local land owners to develop, build and maintain a network of snowmobile trails for recreational use. The Naytahwaush Nightriders are proud to be affiliated with MnUSA (Minnesota United Snowmobiling Association).