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Blackduck State Forest


Beltrami, Itasca


Acres: 125,529

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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Managed

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photo: Blackduck state forest

•Blackduck State Forest is truly one of northern Minnesota's treasures. Watch bald eagles in flight, pick blueberries and raspberries in season, or just enjoy the fresh air of a northern forest.

•Blackduck State Forest sits at the northwestern edge of the Chippewa National Forest and its waterways.

•It offers many recreational opportunities: hunting, fishing, cross-country, snowmobiling, hiking, and birdwatching.

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Blackduck State Forest at a glance...


Boat Ramp Nearby


Picnic Area


Cross-Country Skiing



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.

Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

Special features

• Morph Meadows WMA
• Sugar Lakes WMA
• Pennington Bog SNA

Other destinations

Chippewa National Forest