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Paul Bunyan State Forest


Cass, Hubbard


Acres: 105,113

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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Limited

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•Paul Bunyan State Forest's 105,113 acres feature a terrain that's rough and hilly, with many tiny ponds and bogs.

•Paul Bunyan State Forest's hundreds of miles of trails among pine forests makes it one of premier state forest destinations.

• Visitors choose among Paul Bunyan State Trail, North Country National Scenic Trail, Martineau OHM Trails, and Round River Drive ATV Trail to explore.

Gulch Lake and Mantrap Lake campgrounds and day-use area in the Paul Bunyan State Forest can serve as handy overflow campgrounds or as a great alternative to the more developed and heavily used Itasca State Park.

More about this forest

Visitor Alert:

Gulch Forest Road: On August 25th, the West Gulch will be closed for one day for Road Rally Race. It will reopen on August 26th,

Forest Notes

The Paul Bunyan State Forest Geo PDF map can be viewed electronically as a geospatial PDF (GeoPDF) on your mobile device with applications such as Avenza Maps. The built-in GPS features of your phone will show your location in the state forest using the built in GeoPDF map. Avenza Maps or other GeoPDF applications are available for download at the