Pat Bayle State Forest

Counties:

Cook

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Acres: 180,403


Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Limited

Approved Firewood Vendors

photo: Pat Bayle state forest

•Pat Bayle is located in the Superior National Forest and near the North Shore State Trail,, and is subject to U.S. Forest Service management rules.

•Many adventurous outdoor opportunities are available to visitors in the summer. You can hike Eagle Mountain (the state's highest point at 2,301 feet), hike other designated trails along the byway, bike the trails, or canoe down the border lakes through the woods.

• Winter provides chances to see more wildlife, such as deer and moose that frequent the byway, and several different species of birds. Other winter activities in the area include snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dogsledding, and ice-fishing.

• If relaxation is what you are looking for, you can look for birds and other wildlife, fish the many surrounding lakes, enjoy camping at Twin Lakes Campground, or just appreciate nature by driving along the byway.

• There is something for everyone to enjoy. It's really worth the trip.


More about this forest


Pat Bayle State Forest at a glance...

RECREATION

Boating

Fishing

Hunting

Swimming

TRAILS

8 Miles Class I ATV

8 Miles Class II ATV


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

Twin Lakes Campground

OTHER DESTINATIONS

Cascade River State Park
Judge C.R. Magney State Park
Grand Portage State Forest
Temperance River State Park
North Shore State Trail