Beltrami Island State Forest

Counties:

Lake of the Woods, Roseau, Beltrami

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Acres: 703,366


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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Managed

Approved Firewood Vendors

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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: CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW, Penturen Road: CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW,

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


Attention Trails Users

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.

Note: Red Lake Tribal Lands are always closed to non-band members.


Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

FACILITIES

Bemis Hill Campground
Blueberry Hill Campground
Faunce Campground

SPECIAL FEATURES IN STATE FOREST

• 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