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Beltrami Island State Forest

Counties:

Lake of the Woods, Roseau, Beltrami

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Acres: 703,381


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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Managed

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•Beltrami Island State Forest is the second largest of Minnesota's 58 state forests. Five rivers—the Roseau, Warroad, Rapid, Winter Road, and Moose—have their headwaters here.

• The forest is unique in that it contains six scientific and natural areas (SNAs).

•The ridges are covered with pine and are surrounded by large areas of low flatlands and peat bogs.

•Beltrami State Forest recreational opportunities include canoeing, camping, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, and 138 miles of snowmobiling.


More about this forest

Visitor Alert:

Elkwood Road: The Elkwood Road is closed for trail repairs. (2 miles) Closed to vehicle traffic; but open for access for hunting using ATV. Currently open for ATV and snowmobile use during frozen ground conditions., Mary's Road: Mary's Road is closed for trail repairs. (2 miles) Closed to vehicle traffic; but open for access for hunting using ATV. Currently are gates are open and trail is open for snowmobile and ATV use while frozen ground conditions exist., McAdams Road: The McAdams Road is closed for trail repairs. (1/2 mile) Closed to vehicle traffic; but open for access for hunting using ATV. Currently open for ATV and snowmobile use during frozen ground conditions., Stotts Road: The Stotts Road south of Hanson Creek is closed for OHV trail repairs. (2 miles) Closed to vehicle traffic; but open for access for hunting using ATV. Currently open for ATV and snowmobile use during frozen ground conditions.,

Beltrami Island State Forest at a glance...

Recreation

Dispersed Camping

Canoe / Kayak

Hunting

Picnic Shelters

Trails

25 Miles Hiking

27 Miles Horseback

238 Miles Class I ATV

238 Miles Class II ATV

238 Miles Off-Highway Motorcycling

138 Miles Snowmobiling


Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

Facilities

Bemis Hill Campground
Blueberry Hill Campground
Faunce Campground

Special features

• Hayes Lake State Park
• Big Bog State Recreational Area

Other destinations

Luxemberg Peatland SNA
Winter Road Lake Peatland SNA
Norris Camp Peatland SNA
Mulligan Lake Peatland SNA
Gustafson's Camp SNA
Red Lake Peatland SNA
Red Lake WMA
North Rapid River WMA
Rako WMA