State forests, parks and recreation areas with burning restrictions

To help ensure public safety and protect natural resources, burning restrictions are in effect for the eastern portion of Roseau County and all of Beltrami, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Morrison, St. Louis, Todd, and Wadena counties within state jurisdiction.

In areas affected by the restrictions:

  • Campfires are only allowed in established fire rings in state park, state forest and state recreation area campgrounds. In these areas, campfires are only allowed from 6 p.m.- 10 p.m.
  • No campfires are allowed for dispersed, remote, or backcountry camping – even if the campsite has a fire ring.
  • Gas camp stoves are permitted.
  • Campfires in established fire rings associated with a cabin or private residence are allowed, but use EXTREME caution!
  • Fireworks are not allowed in any state forest, state park or other DNR-managed lands.

(Updated July 23, 2021)

burning restrictions in affect for southern portion of Beltrami county, and all of Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties.
 

Areas with burning restrictions, including county locations:

State forests
  • Badoura State Forest (Cass, Hubbard)
  • Battleground State Forest (Cass)
  • Bear Island State Forest (Lake, St. Louis)
  • Beltrami Island State Forest (Beltrami, Lake of the Woods, Roseau)
  • Big Fork State Forest (Itasca, Koochiching)
  • Blackduck State Forest (Beltrami, Itasca)
  • Bowstring State Forest (Beltrami, Cass, Itasca)
  • Buena Vista State Forest (Beltrami, Itasca)
  • Burntside State Forest (St. Louis)
  • Centennial State Forest (Cass)
  • Cloquet Valley State Forest (Lake, St. Louis)
  • Crow Wing State Forest (Crow Wing)
  • Emily State Forest (Crow Wing)
  • Finland State Forest (Cook, Lake, St. Louis)
  • Foot Hills State Forest (Cass, Hubbard)
  • George Washington State Forest (Itasca, Koochiching, St. Louis)
  • Golden Anniversary State Forest (Itasca)
  • Grand Portage State Forest (Cook)
  • Huntersville (Cass, Hubbard, Wadena)
  • Insula Lake State Forest (Lake)
  • Kabetogama State Forest (Koochiching, St. Louis)
  • Koochiching State Forest (Itasca, Koochiching, St. Louis)
  • Lake Isabela State Forest (Lake)
  • Lake Jeanette State Forest (St. Louis)
  • Lake of the Woods State Forest (Beltrami, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Roseau)
  • Land O'Lakes State Forest (Cass, Crow Wing)
  • Lost River State Forest (Roseau)
  • Lyons State Forest (Wadena)
  • Mississippi Headwaters State Forest (Beltrami, Hubbard)
  • Northwest Angle State Forest (Lake of the Woods)
  • Pat Bayle State Forest (Cook)
  • Paul Bunyan State Forest (Cass, Hubbard)
  • Pillsbury State Forest (Cass)
  • Pine Island State Forest (Beltrami, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods)
  • Red Lake State Forest (Beltrami, Koochiching)
  • Remer State Forest (Cass, Itasca)
  • Smokey Bear State Forest (Koochiching)
  • Two Inlets State Forest (Hubbard)
  • Welsh Lake State Forest (Cass, Hubbard)
  • Whiteface River State Forest (St. Louis)
State forest campgrounds
  • Ash River Campground and Day Use Area (Kabetogama State Forest, St. Louis County)
  • Bear Lake Campground and Day Use Area (George Washington State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Bemis Hill Campground and Day Use Area (Beltrami Island State Forest, Roseau County)
  • Blueberry Hill Campground (Beltrami Island State Forest, Lake of the Woods County)
  • Button Box Lake Campground and Day Use Area (George Washington State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Cottonwood Lake Campground (Bowstring State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Clint Converse Campground and Day Use Area (Land O'Lakes State Forest, Cass County)
  • Devilfish Lake Campground (Grand Portage State Forest, Cook County)
  • Eckbeck Campground and Day Use Area (Finland State Forest, Lake County)
  • Esther Lake Campground (Grand Portage State Forest, Cook County)
  • Faunce Campground (Beltrami Island State Forest, Lake of the Woods County)
  • Finland Campground and Day Use Area (Finland State Forest, Lake County)
  • Greer Lake Campground (Crow Wing State Forest, Crow Wing County)
  • Gulch Lake Campground and Day Use Area (Paul Bunyan State Forest, Hubbard County)
  • Hinsdale Island (Kabetogama State Forest, St. Louis County)
  • Huntersville Forest Landing Campground (Huntersville State Forest, Wadena County)
  • Indian Lake Campground - Split Rock Lighthouse State Park (Cloquet Valley State Forest, St. Louis County)
  • Larson Lake Campground (George Washington State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Lost Lake Campground (George Washington State Forest, Itasca County)
  • McFarland Lake Campground (Grand Portage State Forest, Cook County)
  • Mantrap Lake Campground and Day Use Area (Paul Bunyan State Forest, Hubbard County)
  • Moose Lake Campground (Bowstring State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Owen Lake Campground and Day Use Area (George Washington State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Pelican Beach Day Use Area (Crow Wing State Forest, Crow Wing County)
  • Rock Lake Campground and Day Use Area (Pillsbury State Forest, Cass County)
  • Shafer Lake Day Use Area (Pillsbury State Forest, Cass County)
  • Shell City Horse Campground (Huntersville State Forest, Wadena County)
  • Shell City Landing Campground (Huntersville State Forest, Wadena County)
  • Stony Brook Horse Campground (George Washington State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Sullivan Lake Campground (Finland State Forest, Lake County)
  • Thistledew Lake Campground and Day Use Area (George Washington State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Togo Horse Campground (George Washington State Forest, Itasca County)
  • Twin Lakes Campground (Pat Bayle State Forest, Cook County)
  • Wakemup Bay Campground and Day Use Area (Kabetogama State Forest, St. Louis County)
  • Walter E. Stark Horse Campground (Pillsbury State Forest, Cass County)
  • Woodenfrog Campground and Day Use Area (Kabetogama State Forest, St. Louis County)
State parks and recreation areas
  • Bear Head Lake State Park (St. Louis)
  • Big Bog State Recreation Area (Beltrami)
  • Cascade River State Park (Cook)
  • Charles A. Lindbergh State Park (Morrison)
  • Crow Wing State Park (Cass)
  • Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area (Crow Wing)
  • Franz Jevne State Park (Koochiching)
  • Garden Island State Recreation Area (Lake of the Woods)
  • George H. Crosby Manitou State Park (Lake)
  • Gooseberry Falls State Park (Lake)
  • Grand Portage State Park (Cook)
  • Hayes Lake State Park (Roseau)
  • Hill-Annex Mine State Park (Itasca)
  • Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle State Recreation Area (St. Louis)
  • Itasca State Park (Hubbard)
  • Judge C.R. Magney State Park (Cook)
  • La Salle Lake State Recreation Area (Hubbard)
  • Lake Bemidji State Park (Beltrami)
  • Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park (St. Louis)
  • McCarthy Beach State Park (St. Louis)
  • Scenic State Park (Itasca)
  • Schoolcraft State Park (Cass)
  • Split Rock Lighthouse State Park (Lake)
  • Temperance River State Park (Cook)
  • Tettegouche State Park (Lake)
  • Zippel Bay State Park (Lake of the Woods)