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Blackduck State Forest

Counties:

Beltrami, Itasca

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Acres: 125,529


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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Managed

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•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.


More about this forest

Events:

Car driving along a forest road in Grand Portage State Forest.

Fall Color Scenic Drive: Blackduck State Forest offers a great fall color route. Travel along County Road 39 between State Highway 2 and Blackduck. Try also State Highway 46 between Deer River and Northome both in early October for best color. Want more options? Check out other State Forest scenic fall color drives recommend by DNR foresters.

Blackduck State Forest at a glance...

Recreation

Boat Ramp Nearby

Hunting

Picnic Area

Trails

Cross-Country Skiing

Hiking

Snowmobiling



Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

Special features

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

Other destinations

Chippewa National Forest