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Foot Hills State Forest


Cass, Hubbard


Acres: 46,896

Map and Guide

Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Limited

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• Foot Hills State Forest's proximity to the metropolitan areas of St. Cloud and the Twin Cities make it a popular recreation spot.

• The trail system in Foot Hills State Forest is used for hiking and OHV riding in the summer and cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter.

• Foot Hills State Forest has two state ski trails: Hiram, located off Highway 12, and Cut Lake, located off Bull Moose Forest Road. Refer to the state forest map for details. A ski pass is required.

• The Spider Lake OHV Trails located in the forest include about 26 miles of trails to ride.

More about this forest

Foot Hills State Forest at a glance...


Boat Ramp Nearby

Dispersed Camping

Canoe / Kayak

Picnic Shelters


8.6 Miles Cross-Country Skiing


Mountain Biking

40 Miles Class I ATV

40 Miles Class II ATV

40 Miles Off-Highway Motorcycling

11 Miles Off-Road Vehicles

Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

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Spider Lake OHV Trails