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Finland State Forest


St. Louis, Cook, Lake


Acres: 311,970

Map and Guide

Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Closed Limited Managed

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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...


Boat Ramp Nearby

Dispersed Camping

Canoe / Kayak


Picnic Area


Cross-Country Skiing

2 Miles Hiking

25 Miles Mountain Biking

5.6 Miles Class I ATV

1 Miles Off-Highway Motorcycling


Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures


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

Special features

• 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