Closed state forests

graphic: Closed Motore Use signState forest lands classified as Closed for Motor vehicle use.

  • Highway licensed vehicles are allowed on forest roads.
  • Motor vehicles are not permitted off roads.
  • Off-highway vehicles (ATVs, OHMs, ORVs) are prohibited in this forest.
  • NOTE: see Minnesota Statute 84.926 for further details.

State Forests classified as "Closed" (Final Designations)

Birch Lakes
Buena Vista (2)
Burntside (1)
Cloquet Valley (2)
Finland (2) 
George Washington (2) 
Insula Lake
Lake Isabella
Lake Jeanette (1)
Sand Dunes
Snake River (2)
Welsh Lake
Whiteface River

  1. Portions located within the BWCAW are closed to all motor vehicle use.
  2. Some portions also classified as Managed, Limited, and/or Closed.

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