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Red Lake State Forest


Koochiching, Beltrami


Acres: 84,105

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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Managed

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•If you are looking for a northwoods adventure, simple natural pleasures are at your doorstep. Escape from the everyday stresses of the world and visit Red Lake State Forest.

• This state forest is located between Pine Island State Forest and the southeast side of Upper Red Lake.

More about this forest

Visitor Alert:

Blanchard Road: In Red Lake WMA - Closed to vehicles over 1800 Lbs GVW, Little Tamarack Road 0098: Closed to vehicles over 1,800 lbs. GVW,

Red Lake State Forest at a glance...


Dispersed Camping





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.

Note:Red Lake tribal lands are always closed to non-band members.

Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

Other destinations

Big Bog State Recreation Area
Pine Island State Forest
Woodrow Pediocetes WMA