Minnesota state forests are open for all to enjoy.Towering pines and fish-filled lakes. Family-friendly campgrounds with beaches and hiking trails nearby. Miles of trails to accommodate every kind of activity: hiking, hunting, mountain biking, OHV riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, and more.
Find your way in the woods. Six new state forest maps are available in paper or for download to your mobile device today. Updated Maps »
Check out the scenic drive routes recommended by DNR foresters to view fall color in Minnesota State Forests.
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Help protect your hunting ground from invasive diseases and pests. Harmful, invasive diseases and pests can be lurking in firewood. Buy local firewood to avoid moving these unwanted hitchhikers.
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The DNR is in the process of revising our forest
trail plans. The project will provide trail connections,
add new trails, change allowable trail uses, and close
Forest trails revisions »