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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.

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Visitor Alert:

OHV Riding Restrictions During Deer Hunting Season

  • Use of off-highway vehicles (OHVs) on state forest OHV trails and state forest trails during firearms deer season is allowed only for deer-hunting purposes, and only within permitted times. More information

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





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