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Lake of the Woods State Forest


Lake of the Woods, Roseau, Koochiching, Beltrami


Acres: 142,331

State Forest Map

Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Managed

Approved Firewood Vendors

photo: Lake of the Woods state forest

•Lake of the Woods is sandwiched between Beltrami and Pine Island state forests.

•There are no campgrounds within the forest. However, camping is available at Beltrami Island State Forest and Zippel Bay State Park.

•This forest is enjoyed in the fall by small game and deer hunters and in the winter by snowmobilers who travel the several miles of grant-in-aid snowmobile trails.

•Your best access to the state forest is by county roads.

More about this forest

Lake of the Woods State Forest at a glance...



Dispersed Camping

Canoe / Kayak




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

Other destinations

Northwest Angle State Forest
Lost River State Forest
Beltrami Island State Forest
Zippel Bay State Park