Managed state forests

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In state forest land classified as managed:

  • Motor vehicles may operate on forest roads and forest trails, unless they are posted closed.
  • Off-trail travel is subject to general operating restrictions (see regulations).
  • NOTE: see Minnesota Statute 84.926 for further details.

Trail designation status for managed state forests

State forestClassification
(as of 2003)
CountyTrail proposalsProject statusPublic comment period
BadouraManagedHubbardNAInventory complete
planning/evaluation in-process
not yet scheduled
Contact: Jeff Asfoor 218-755-3954
BattlegroundManaged    
Bear Island*Managed    
Beltrami IslandManagedBeltrami
Lake of the Woods
Roseau
NAInventory complete
planning/evaluation in-process
not yet scheduled
Contact: Jeff Asfoor 218-755-3954
Big ForkManaged    
BlackduckManaged    
BowstringManaged    
Buena VistaManaged    
Burntside*Managed    
Cloquet ValleyManaged    
Crow WingManaged    
EmilyManaged    
FinlandManaged    
Fond du LacManagedCarltonNAInventory projected completion: June 2004not yet scheduled
Contact: Jim Weseloh 218-327-4127
Foot HillsManagedCassClassification review 

Management plan (draft) 
Inventory complete
planning/evaluation in-process
April 12, 2004

Contact: Jack Olson 218-828-2701
George WashingtonManaged    
Golden AnniversaryManaged    
Grand PortageManaged    
Hill RiverManaged    
HuntersvilleManaged    
KabetogamaManaged    
KoochichingManaged    
Lake Jeanette*Managed    
Lake of the WoodsManaged    
Land O'LakesManaged    
Lost RiverManaged    
LyonsManaged    
Mississippi HeadwatersManagedHubbard
Beltrami
NAInventory complete
planning/evaluation in-process
not yet scheduled
Contact: Jeff Asfoor 218-755-3954
Northwest AngleManaged    
Pat Bayle*Managed    
Paul BunyanManaged    
PillsburyManagedCassClassification review Inventory complete
planning/evaluation in-process
April 6, 2004

Contact: Jack Olson 218-828-2701
Pine IslandManaged    
Red LakeManaged    
RemerManaged    
SavannaManaged    
Smokey BearManaged    
Smoky HillsManaged    
SolanaManagedAitkinNAInventory complete
planning/evaluation in-process
not yet scheduled
Contact: Jim Weseloh 218-327-4127
Sturgeon RiverManaged    
Two InletsManaged    
WealthwoodManagedAitkinNAInventory complete
planning/evaluation in-process
not yet scheduled
Contact: Jim Weseloh 218-327-4127
Welsh LakeManaged    
White EarthManaged    
Whiteface RiverManagedSt. LouisNAInventory Complete
planning/evaluation in-process
not yet scheduled
Contact: Jim Weseloh 218-327-4127

NA = Not Available at this time.

*Forest located partially within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The sections in the BWCAW are always closed to OHV use.