Minnesota State forests

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Visitor Alert:

Spring temporary trail and road closures are now in effect due to wet conditions. Signs will be posted at entry points and parking lots. The closures include all unmarked roads and trails unless specifically listed.

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Camping in State Forests... Your Way

Visitors may choose amoung four ways of camping in a state forest
Learn what they are »


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Don't Take Firewood Along for The Ride

Help prevent the spread of invasive plants and animals by not moving firewood.
Learn what you need to do »


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Share the trails

Minnesota's state forests contain more than 2,000 miles of forest roads and thousands of logging trails that provide access for wildlife observation, hunting, or simply enjoyment of the forests' beauty.
State forest road and OHV trail temporary closures »