Finland State Forest

Counties:

St. Louis, Cook, Lake

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Acres: 311,970


State Forest Map

Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Closed Limited Managed

Approved Firewood Vendors

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•Finland State Forest is located in south-central Lake County and southwestern Cook County. Various portions of the forest can be reached from U.S. 61, State Highway 1, and Lake County 2. Refer to the Minnesota state highway map for directions.

•There are 50 miles of maintained state forest roads, which provide access for foresters, loggers, anglers, hunters, and other forest visitors.

•Finland State Forest has abundant warm-water lakes as well as trout streams and lakes.

•Only six miles from Tettegouche State Park, Finland State Forest serves as a handy overflow campground or alternative to the more developed and more popular Tettegouche State Park campground.


More about this forest


Finland State Forest at a glance...

RECREATION

Boat Ramp Nearby

Dispersed Camping

Canoe / Kayak

Fishing

Picnic Area

TRAILS

Cross-Country Skiing

2 Miles Hiking

25 Miles Mountain Biking

5.6 Miles Class I ATV

1 Miles Off-Highway Motorcycling

Snowmobiling


Attention Trail Users:

• Portions of this state forest is classified for the purposes of motor vehicle and OHVs usage as managed, limited and closed. Refer to state forest map for details.

•Most roads and trails are open to mountain bikes unless posted.

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

FACILITIES

Eckbeck Campground and Day-Use Area
Finland Campground and Day-Use Area
Sullivan Lake Campground

SPECIAL FEATURES IN STATE FOREST

• North State State Trail
• Sand Lake Peatland SNA
• Moose Walk/Moose Run ATV Trails
• Red Dot ATV Trails

OTHER DESTINATIONS

Tettegouche State Park
George Crosby Manitou State Park
Little Marais WMA
Caribou Falls WMA West Unit
Temperance River State Park
Sugarloaf Point SNA
Bear Island State Forest
Cloquet Valley State Forest