Temporary state forest road closures

Check the list of state forest road and trail conditions (updated weekly on Thursday after 2 p.m.).

Temporary state forest road and state trail closure signs

State forestCommentsRoad/Trail ExceptionsContact #Updated

(Thursdays after 2 p.m.)

Badoura State Forest218-732-330907/30/2019
Battleground State ForestTHERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST.218-308-206503/15/2019
Bear Island State ForestOPEN218-300-780009/19/2019
Beltrami Island State ForestMost of the forest roads are currently open. Summer logging traffic is high. General road maintenance going on in several places. Several secondary road have summer weight restrictions in place. Selective brush spraying on R-O-W of Dicks Parkway, Winner and Bemis Roads. ROW mowing will be starting week of 8/18/2019 and continuing for the next month.218-386-1304/218-634-217208/16/2019
Aichele Road
Heavy construction traffic until winter.
08/16/2019
Bemis Grade
Grade work is being done to improve trail for ATV traffic.
08/16/2019
Benards Orchard Trail
Watch for flooding due to beaver dams. 2000lb summer road restriction limit on east end.
08/16/2019
Blanchard Road
Seasonally closed due to spring conditions
08/16/2019
Cathredal Pine
Heavy logging Traffic. Some ruts from recent rains.
08/16/2019
East Hogsback Road
08/16/2019
Elkwood Road
2000lb summer road restriction limit.
08/16/2019
Lund
several low/wet locations on this trail.
08/16/2019
Manwhiler Road
CLOSED
08/16/2019
Mary's Road
2000 pound summer road restriction in place.
08/16/2019
McAdams Road
2000 pound summer road restriction in place.
08/16/2019
North Nelson Road
CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW
08/16/2019
Noyes Road
CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW
08/16/2019
Smith and Stacey Road
Road open to public use; central part of road not suitable to vehicle traffic. South end recently graveled and logging activity.
08/16/2019
Swamp Buck Trail
2000 pound summer road restriction in place.
08/16/2019
Trout Stream Road
Open for Walking Traffic
08/16/2019
Big Fork State ForestOpen218-246-834309/19/2019
Birch Lakes State ForestState forest roads are Opened to highway-licensed vehicles. THERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST. Gate is usually closed in late October until spring.320-616-2450, ext. 23309/19/2019
Blackduck State ForestRoads listed closed are due to spring thaw conditions.218-835-316505/08/2019
Blanchard Road
Road restrictions are in place for all forest roads. Gates will be closed on secondary roads. Please follow the posted restrictions
04/04/2019
Little Tamarack Road NE
Road remains closed due to seasonal weight restrictions.
05/08/2019
Range Line Road North 2/3
05/08/2019
Will Paul Road
05/08/2019
Bowstring State Forest The Bowstring is a Limited Forest. Roads and Trails are closed unless posted open. System Forest Roads and Minimum Maintenance Forest Roads are open.218-246-834309/05/2019
Buena Vista State Forest Roads listed closed are due to spring thaw conditions.218-835-316505/08/2019
Buena Vista Forest Road
05/08/2019
Burntside State ForestTHERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST.218-300-780009/19/2019
Centennial State ForestOPEN218-203-442309/12/2019
Chengwatana State ForestOPEN320-245-6789/218-460-702009/19/2019
Cloquet Valley State ForestOpen218-878-564009/12/2019
Crow Wing State ForestOpen218-203-442309/12/2019
D.A.R. State ForestTHERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST.320-245-6789/218-460-702009/19/2019
Emily State ForestOpen218-203-442309/12/2019
Finland State ForestGravel trucks hauling on the West General Grade. Use caution/ slow down when traveling State Forest Roads.218-353-884409/17/2019
Fond du Lac State ForestOpen218-878-864009/12/2019
Spirit Lake Road
Closed-Road is impassable and gates are locked.
09/12/2019
Foot Hills State ForestOpen218-947-323209/12/2019
General C. C. Andrews State ForestOPEN Willow River North MMR 340 E is closed north of Dago Lake road due to water over the road.320-245-6789/218-460-702009/19/2019
George Washington State Forest218-743-369409/05/2019
Holmstrom Road
Open to vehicles under 4,000 pounds per axle.
06/07/2019
Stingy Lake Road
.
06/07/2019
Thistledew Trail
05/17/2019
Valley River Road
06/07/2019
Golden Anniversary State ForestTHERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST.218-246-834309/05/2019
Grand Portage State Forest218-353-884409/17/2019
Hill River State ForestAll roads are open unless posted otherwise.218-429-301208/27/2019
Hybrid Aspen Road
Closed
08/27/2019
Huntersville State ForestAll roads and trails will be open by the weekend except for MMFR 0338. There is some damage to the road that will need repair before it is usable in a month or two.218-732-330905/01/2019
Insula Lake State ForestTHIS FOREST IS ALWAYS CLOSED TO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING BECAUSE IT IS ENTIRELY WITHIN THE BWCA WILDERNESS.09/19/2019
Kabetogama State ForestOPEN.218-757-327409/19/2019
Elbow Lake Grade
Wind damage. Use caution.
07/25/2019
McConnichi
Wind damage. Use caution.
07/25/2019
Shuster
Wind damage. Use caution.
07/25/2019
Koochiching State ForestOpen218-278-6651/218/254-798909/19/2019
Beaver Trail
Open
05/18/2018
Dentaybow Road
Open
09/13/2019
Ditch 7 Road
Open
09/13/2019
Mile Post Six Road
Open to ATV/OHV's under 2000 lbs.
09/13/2019
Nelson Road
Open
09/13/2019
Promersberger Road
Open
09/13/2019
Rifle Range Road
Closed to vehicles over 2000 pounds
09/13/2019
River Road
Open to ATV/OHV's under 2000 lbs.
09/13/2019
Section 10 Road
Open
09/13/2019
Van Lynn Road
Open
09/13/2019
Wisner Road
Open
09/13/2019
Lake Isabella State ForestTHIS FOREST IS ALWAYS CLOSED TO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING BECAUSE IT IS ENTIRELY WITHIN THE BWCA WILDERNESS.09/19/2019
Lake Jeanette State ForestTHERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST.09/19/2019
Lake of the Woods State ForestOPEN. Note that Red Lake tribal lands are always closed to non-band members. Load restrictions are in place. The Aichele, Boquist and North Nelson Forest roads are posted at 1,000 pounds and under. All others are posted at 9,000 pounds.218-634-217204/15/2019
Aichele Road
CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Bankton Road
Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Blanchard Road
Road restrictions are in place for all forest roads. Gates will be closed on secondary roads. Please follow the posted restrictions
04/05/2019
Boquist Road
04/25/2017
East Hogsback Road
Open to vehicles under 1,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Hogsback Road
Open to vehicles under 7,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Krull Road
Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Nelson Road
Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
North Nelson Road
Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Pitt Grade Road
Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Rapid River Road East
Use caution due to road construction; watch for trucks hauling.
04/25/2017
Spina Road
Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Stoney Corners Road
Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.
04/25/2017
Land O' Lakes State ForestOPEN218-947-323209/12/2019
Lost River State Forest218-386-130408/16/2019
Lyons State ForestThe roads will be open by the weekend except the south 1/2 mile of MMFR 0375. Note MMFR 0377 has water over the road in the middle and you may need to turn around.218-732-330905/01/2019
Mississippi Headwaters State Forest218-835-316505/08/2019
Bear Den Landing Road
05/08/2019
Nemadji State ForestOPEN Park Forest road will have a culvert replaced at McDermott Creek Starting September 23 and lasting till October 19th. The road will be closed at that location, so no thru traffic.320-245-6789/218-460-702009/19/2019
Park Forest Road
Park Forest road will have a culvert replaced at McDermott Creek Starting September 23 and lasting till October 19th. The road will be closed at that location, so no thru traffic
09/19/2019
Northwest Angle State ForestTHERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST. Red Lake tribal lands are always CLOSED to non-band members.218-386-130408/16/2019
Pat Bayle State Forest218-353-884409/10/2019
Paul Bunyan State ForestFor the month of June the Pineview Trail 0012B will have heavy logging traffic from MMFR 1061 to the Steamboat Forest Road. Certain specific Roads will be closed August 21, 2019 until Monday August 26, 2019 due to Road Rally Race. See specific "Trail Name" for details. They will reopen on Monday, August 26th. ATV and OHM Trail between Spur 2 and Highway 64 (mile markers 643-208 to 659-210)will be closed to accommodate timber harvest through September. OHM trail going south from this section is also closed.218-835-316508/12/2019
Bear Den Road
08/12/2019
Gulch Forest Road
08/12/2019
Kabekona
This Road will be closed August23 for the Ojibwe Forest Rally.
08/12/2019
Parkway
This Road will be closed August 21 until Monday morning August 26th 2019 due to a Road Rally Race. It will reopen on Monday August 26th.
08/12/2019
Refuge Road
This road will be closed on August 23 for the Forest road rally.
08/12/2019
Spur 1
This Road will be closed August 21 until Monday morning August 26th 2019 due to a Road Rally Race. It will reopen on Monday August 26th.
08/12/2019
Spur 2
This Road will be closed August 23 for the Forest Road Rally.
08/12/2019
Steamboat
This Road will be closed August 23 for the Ojibwe Forest Rally. Closure will be from County 91 to Spur 2 and all of the Steamboat East of Hwy 64.
08/12/2019
Two Inlets
This Road will be closed August 21 until Monday morning August 26th 2019 due to a Road Rally Race. It will reopen on Monday August 26th.
08/12/2019
Pillsbury State ForestTHERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNIITES IN THIS FOREST.218-203-442309/12/2019
Pine Island State ForestOpen218-278-665109/13/2019
Anderson Road
Roads listed closed are due to spring thaw conditions.
04/05/2019
Ben Linn Road
Open
09/13/2019
Blanchard
Roads listed closed are due to spring thaw conditions.
04/05/2019
Boise Boulevard
CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW.
06/28/2018
Boquist Road
CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW.
06/28/2018
Fiero Road
Open
09/13/2019
Frontier-Farmer Road
CLOSED to vehicles over 2,000 lbs. GVW
07/22/2019
Hendrickson's Camp Road
Open
09/13/2019
Indian Pines Road
Closed to vehicles over 9,000 pounds GVW.
08/05/2019
Lindford Ditch Grade
Closed to vehicles over 2000 lbs GVW
09/13/2019
Little Tamarack Rd
Roads listed closed are due to spring thaw conditions.
04/05/2019
Mannilas Summer Road
Closed to vehicles over 2000 lbs GVW
09/13/2019
Pine Island Road
Open
09/13/2019
Porter Ridge Road
Open
09/13/2019
Promersberger Road
Open
09/13/2019
Sandsmark Road
Closed to vehicles over 9,000 pounds GVW.
05/23/2019
Sturgeon River Landing Ro
Open
09/13/2019
Toumey-Williams Road
Open - Drive with caution
09/13/2019
West Pine Island Road
Open
09/13/2019
Red Lake State ForestOpen - See exceptions218-835-316505/08/2019
Blanchard Road
Roads listed closed are due to spring thaw conditions.
04/05/2019
Little Tamarack Road 0098
seasonal spring closure in effect
04/05/2019
Lost River Road
05/08/2019
Remer State ForestTHERE ARE NO ROADS OR TRAILS IN THIS FOREST AND NO OHV-RIDING OPPORTUNITIES EXCEPT A PORTION OF THE SOO LINE TRAIL.218-203-442310/11/2018
Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood ForestForest roads are OPEN to all motor vehicles unless signed otherwise. Forest trails are CLOSED unless signed open.507-522-506809/19/2019
Rum River State ForestAll roads are OPENED to all motor vehicle traffic. Including Rum River Road and spur roads, Dose Road, East Line Road, and Esker Trail in Mille Lacs County; and Apple Street and Arctic Trail in Kanabec County.320-679-368309/19/2019
Sand Dunes State ForestState forest roads are OPEN to highway-licensed vehicles. THERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNIITES IN THIS FOREST.763-856-482609/19/2019
Savanna State ForestAll roads are open unless posted otherwise.218-429-301208/27/2019
Smokey Bear State ForestTHERE ARE NO ROADS OR TRAILS, AND NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST.218-278-665109/05/2019
Smoky Hills State ForestLogging activity on minimum maintenance road and ATV trail west of the Wolf Lake Tower through September. Proceed with caution.218-732-330907/25/2019
Snake River State ForestOPEN320-679-3683/218-460-702009/19/2019
Solana State ForestAll roads are open unless posted otherwise.218-429-301208/27/2019
St. Croix State ForestOPEN There is water over Mallard Lake road.320-245-6789/218-460-702009/19/2019
Sturgeon River State Forest218-274-704309/19/2019
Dean Road
06/07/2019
French Road
East 1/2 CLOSED.
08/09/2018
Shannon Lake Road
06/07/2019
Snake Trail Road
06/07/2019
Two Inlets State ForestOn August 21, Forest Road Rally will be closing the north Truck Trail to Small Lake Road to South Truck trail out to County 135 for practice. All other roads will remain open.218-732-330908/12/2019
Waukenabo State ForestAll roads are open unless posted otherwise.218-429-301208/27/2019
Wealthwood State ForestAll roads are open unless posted otherwise.218-429-301208/27/2019
Welsh Lake State ForestOPEN. THERE ARE NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST.218-308-206506/02/2019
White Earth State ForestCertain specific Roads will be closed August 21, 2019 until Monday August 26, 2019 due to Road Rally Race. See specific "Trail Name" for details. They will reopen on Monday, August 26th.218-835-316507/16/2019
Anchor Mattson Road
This Road will be closed August 21 until Monday morning August 26th 2019 due to a Road Rally Race. It will reopen on Monday August 26th.
07/16/2019
Angus Lake Road
.
04/05/2019
Little Scenic Road
All roads and trails will be open by the weekend of May 11, expect some soft spots to remain. Slow down to minimize the damage in these spots please.
05/07/2019
McKenzie Lake
This Road will be closed August 21 until Monday morning August 26th 2019 due to a Road Rally Race. It will reopen on Monday August 26th.
07/16/2019
Sawmill Road
04/05/2019
Strawberry Mountain Road
04/05/2019
Waptus
This Road will be closed August 21 until Monday morning August 26th 2019 due to a Road Rally Race. It will reopen on Monday August 26th.
07/16/2019
Whiteface River State ForestTHERE ARE NO ROADS OR TRAILS, AND NO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FOREST.218-879-0880 x 22205/22/2019