Big Fork State Forest
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•Visitors will be met with richly wooded moraine hills and numerous lakes, marshes, and bogs as they hike their way through this state forest.
• The Big Fork state water trail travels through a portion of the forest, providing the canoeist and kayaker a great opportunity to explore the remote and pristine areas of the forest.
Fall Color Scenic Drive: Big Fork State Forest offers a great fall color route. Travel along State Highway 38 between Grand Rapids and Effie in early October for best color. Want more options? Check out other State Forest scenic fall color drives recommend by DNR foresters.
OHV Riding Restrictions During Deer Hunting Season
- Use of off-highway vehicles (OHVs) on state forest OHV trails and state forest trails during firearms deer season is allowed only for deer-hunting purposes, and only within permitted times. More information
Big Fork State Forest at a glance...
Boat Ramp Nearby