Temporary state forest road closures

Know before you go! Changing conditions, construction, and safety considerations can lead to the closure of state forest roads. Road condition updates are updated weekly, for the most current conditions call the contact number listed for each state forest below.

For information on roads and trails on county land, contact the appropriate county.

Badoura State Forest

Badoura State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 11/23/2022

Battleground State Forest

Battleground State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no State Forest Roads or Off-Highway Vehicle riding opportunities the Battleground State Forest which is classified as a "closed" forest with respect to OHV opportunities.

Contact: 218-308-2065

Updated 05/03/2022

Bear Island State Forest

Bear Island State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Watch out for trucks hauling. Happy Holidays! Stay safe!

Contact: 218-300-7800

Updated 02/02/2023

Beltrami Island State Forest

Beltrami Island State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Road surfaces are freezing up. With rain snow expected in forecast many of the forest roads will not be plowed.

Contact: 218-386-1304/218-634-2172

Updated 01/06/2023

Individual road information:

Dick's Parkway: Road is plowed and snow covered. Travel with caution at reduced speed.

Updated 01/06/2023

Faunce-Butterfield Road: Road is plowed and snow covered. Travel with caution at reduced speed.

Updated 01/06/2023

Tangnes: Portions of the road is plowed for timber access and snow covered. Travel with caution at reduced speed.

Updated 01/06/2023

Thompson Road: Road is plowed and snow covered. Travel with caution at reduced speed.

Updated 01/06/2023

Winner Road: Road is plowed and snow covered. Travel with caution at reduced speed.

Updated 01/06/2023

Big Fork State Forest

Big Fork State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Open to vehicles under 4 tons per axle.

Contact: 218-212-2001

Updated 02/02/2023

Birch Lakes State Forest

Birch Lakes State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: State forest roads are currently CLOSED to highway-licensed vehicles. There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest.

Contact: 320-616-2450, ext. 233

Updated 02/02/2023

Blackduck State Forest

Blackduck State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 06/23/2022

Bowstring State Forest

Bowstring State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: Bowstring State Forest is a limited forest and trails within the forest are closed unless posted open.

Contact: 218-212-2001

Updated 02/02/2023

Buena Vista State Forest

Buena Vista State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 06/23/2022

Burntside State Forest

Burntside State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest. Happy Holidays! Stay safe!

Contact: 218-300-7800

Updated 02/02/2023

Centennial State Forest

Centennial State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Road is not plowed.

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 01/27/2023

Chengwatana State Forest

Chengwatana State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN With recent snow roads my be impassable.

Contact: 320-216-7550/218-460-7020

Updated 02/02/2023

Cloquet Valley State Forest

Cloquet Valley State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-878-5640

Updated 01/24/2023

Crow Wing State Forest

Crow Wing State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 01/27/2023

D.A.R. State Forest

D.A.R. State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest.

Contact: 320-216-7550/218-460-7020

Updated 02/02/2023

Emily State Forest

Emily State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 01/27/2023

Finland State Forest

Finland State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Majority of state forest roads are snow covered. Logging traffic is increasing. Use caution while traveling state forest roads.

Contact: 218-353-8844

Updated 02/02/2023

Individual road information:

Beaver River Road: The road is closed on the south end by the state gravel pit. The road is closed on the north end by right before the Beaver River. Beaver River crossing washed out spring of 22, and is not repaired.

Updated 02/02/2023

East General Grade #307: Closed due to washouts.

Updated 02/02/2023

Heffelfinger Road:

Updated 02/02/2023

Hockamin Creek Road: CLOSED

Updated 02/02/2023

Sonju Lake Road: Minor washouts. Travel with caution.

Updated 02/02/2023

Stoney River Road:

Updated 02/02/2023

Whyte Road:

Updated 02/02/2023

Fond du Lac State Forest

Fond du Lac State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-878-8640

Updated 01/24/2023

Foot Hills State Forest

Foot Hills State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Roads are not plowed.

Contact: 218-947-8600

Updated 01/27/2023

General C. C. Andrews State Forest

General C. C. Andrews State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN With recent snow roads my be impassable due to snow and trees. Logging activity on Freeway west MMR south of Sturgeon Lake

Contact: 320-216-7550/218-460-7020

Updated 02/02/2023

George Washington State Forest

George Washington State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-212-2001

Updated 02/02/2023

Individual road information:

Thistledew Trail: Trucks hauling, use caution

Updated 02/02/2023

Wasson Lake Road: Open to vehicles under 4 tons per axle.

Updated 02/02/2023

Golden Anniversary State Forest

Golden Anniversary State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest.

Contact: 218-212-2001

Updated 02/02/2023

Grand Portage State Forest

Grand Portage State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Majority of state forest roads are snow covered. Logging traffic is increasing. Use caution while traveling state forest roads.

Contact: 218-353-8844

Updated 02/02/2023

Individual road information:

Andy Lake Road: Open

Updated 02/02/2023

Ester Lake:

Updated 02/02/2023

Hovland Tower Road: Closed

Updated 02/02/2023

Irish Creek Road:

Updated 02/02/2023

Jackson Lake:

Updated 02/02/2023

Kelly Hills Road: Closed

Updated 02/02/2023

Otter Lake Road:

Updated 02/02/2023

Powers Lake Road:

Updated 02/02/2023

Thorsen Road:

Updated 02/02/2023

Thorson Road:

Updated 02/02/2023

Tom: Open Washout on the Tom Lake Access/ Brumbaugh Rd.

Updated 02/02/2023

Tomato Lake Road: Closed until further notice due to heavy rains.

Updated 02/02/2023

Hill River State Forest

Hill River State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: All roads are open unless posted otherwise. No ATV use is allowed on the Wiediger or Haypoint WMA roads.

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 12/30/2022

Individual road information:

MMR 1696:

Updated 12/30/2022

Quadna Road: Closed

Updated 12/30/2022

Huntersville State Forest

Huntersville State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 08/19/2022

Insula Lake State Forest

Insula Lake State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest. Happy Holidays! Stay safe!

Contact:

Updated 02/02/2023

Kabetogama State Forest

Kabetogama State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Watch out for trucks hauling. Happy Holidays! Stay safe!

Contact: 218-757-3274

Updated 02/02/2023

Individual road information:

Biondich Road: Culvert and gravel project is complete.11/3/2022 Thank you for your patience and stay safe!

Updated 12/01/2022

McConnichi: Road is in very rough shape, however will remain open to provide access to the forest. Please be careful and stay safe if driving this road. Thank you for your patience.

Updated 09/09/2022

Shuster: Road is in very rough shape. The washed out culvert has been reset. The road will remain open to provide access to the forest, however please be careful and stay safe if driving this road. Thank you for your patience.

Updated 10/07/2022

Koochiching State Forest

Koochiching State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-9050

Updated 02/02/2023

Individual road information:

Dentaybow Road: Open to all vehicles. Road is plowed to mile 6. Heavy trucks hauling use extra caution.

Updated 01/10/2023

Nelson Road: Open to all vehicles. Road is covered with approximately 20 inches of snow.

Updated 01/10/2023

Promersberger Road: Open to all vehicles. Road is plowed to mile 5 with trucks hauling. Rest is covered with approximately 12 inches of snow.

Updated 01/10/2023

Rifle Range Road: open to OHVs under 2000lbs GVW

Updated 01/10/2023

River Road: Open to all vehicles. Road is covered with approximately 12 inches of snow.

Updated 01/10/2023

Section 10 Road: Open to all vehicles. Road is covered with approximately 12 inches of snow.

Updated 01/10/2023

Wisner Road: Road open to all vehicle traffic. Road is open from highway 71 to deer river line.

Updated 01/10/2023

Lake Isabella State Forest

Lake Isabella State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest. Happy Holidays! Stay safe!

Contact:

Updated 02/02/2023

Lake Jeanette State Forest

Lake Jeanette State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest. Happy Holidays! Stay safe!

Contact:

Updated 02/02/2023

Lake of the Woods State Forest

Lake of the Woods State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-395-6039

Updated 06/24/2022

Land O' Lakes State Forest

Land O' Lakes State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Roads are not plowed.

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 01/27/2023

Lost River State Forest

Lost River State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Some roads are plowed for timber access. Log Truck traffic from logging operations at this time. Road is snow covered. Drive with caution.

Contact: 218-386-1304

Updated 01/06/2023

Lyons State Forest

Lyons State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 08/19/2022

Mississippi Headwaters State Forest

Mississippi Headwaters State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 06/23/2022

Nemadji State Forest

Nemadji State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN With recent snow roads my be impassable due to snow and trees. Parts of Net Lake road, South Extension and Grouse road are plowed due to logging activity. When parking please do not block the road.

Contact: 320-216-7550/218-460-7020

Updated 02/02/2023

Northwest Angle State Forest

Northwest Angle State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no Off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest. Red Lake tribal lands are always closed to non-band members.

Contact: 218-386-1304

Updated 01/06/2023

Pat Bayle State Forest

Pat Bayle State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-353-8844

Updated 02/02/2023

Paul Bunyan State Forest

Paul Bunyan State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 08/19/2022

Individual road information:

Gulch Forest Road:

Updated 06/23/2022

Halvorson Road: .

Updated 06/23/2022

Pillsbury State Forest

Pillsbury State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest.

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 01/27/2023

Pine Island State Forest

Pine Island State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-9050

Updated 02/02/2023

Individual road information:

Ben Linn Road: Open to all vehicles. Road is covered with approximately 12 inches of snow.

Updated 01/10/2023

Boise Boulevard: CLOSED to all vehicles due to flooding

Updated 04/25/2022

Fiero Road: Road plowed and open to all vehicles

Updated 01/10/2023

Hendrickson's Camp Road: Road is covered with approximately 12 inches of snow.

Updated 01/10/2023

Lindford Ditch Grade: Significant heavy truck traffic use caution when traveling road network. Use of radio with kooch. safety channel encouraged.

Updated 01/10/2023

Mannilas Summer Road: Road is open for timber harvest. Significant heavy truck traffic use caution when traveling road network. Use of radio with kooch. safety channel encouraged.

Updated 01/10/2023

Pine Island Road: Open to all vehicles. Significant heavy truck traffic use caution when traveling road network. Use of radio with kooch. safety channel encouraged.

Updated 01/10/2023

Porter Ridge Road: Open to all vehicles. Road is covered with approximately 12 inches of snow.

Updated 01/10/2023

Sturgeon River Landing Ro: Open to all vehicles. Road is covered with approximately 12 inches of snow.

Updated 01/10/2023

Toumey-Williams Road: Road is open. Significant heavy truck traffic use caution when traveling road network. Use of radio with kooch. safety channel encouraged.

Updated 01/10/2023

Red Lake State Forest

Red Lake State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: Roads are seasonally closed due to spring conditions.

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 06/23/2022

Remer State Forest

Remer State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest.

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 12/06/2021

Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest

Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Open with exceptions

Contact: 507-522-5068

Updated 02/02/2023

Individual road information:

Barnacle Road: Road closed at first parking area due to road conditions

Updated 02/02/2023

Bronk Minimum Maintenance:

Updated 02/02/2023

Rum River State Forest

Rum River State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: State forest roads are OPEN. This includes Apple Street, Arctic Trail, Rum River Road and spur roads, Esker Trail, Dose Road, and East Line Road. Roads that are plowed will have logging trucks on them.

Contact: 320-679-3683

Updated 02/02/2023

Sand Dunes State Forest

Sand Dunes State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: State forest roads are open. There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest. Roads are not plowed and may be impassable.

Contact: 763-856-4826

Updated 02/02/2023

Savanna State Forest

Savanna State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: All roads are closed unless otherwise posted.

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 12/30/2022

Smokey Bear State Forest

Smokey Bear State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest.

Contact: 218-888-9050

Updated 12/02/2022

Smoky Hills State Forest

Smoky Hills State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 08/19/2022

Individual road information:

MMR 0420: Trucks hauling on this section until October 1, 2022

Updated 08/19/2022

Snake River State Forest

Snake River State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN

Contact: 320-679-3683/218-460-7020

Updated 02/02/2023

Solana State Forest

Solana State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: All roads are posted unless otherwise posted.

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 12/30/2022

Individual road information:

Barney's MMR # 1012: Open to vehicles less than 2000lbs GVW

Updated 12/30/2022

MMR 0601: Closed

Updated 12/30/2022

St. Croix State Forest

St. Croix State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN With recent snow roads my be impassable due to snow and trees.

Contact: 320-216-7550/218-460-7020

Updated 02/02/2023

Sturgeon River State Forest

Sturgeon River State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-274-7043

Updated 02/02/2023

Two Inlets State Forest

Two Inlets State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 08/19/2022

Waukenabo State Forest

Waukenabo State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: All roads are open unless otherwise posted.

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 12/30/2022

Wealthwood State Forest

Wealthwood State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: All forest roads are open unless posted otherwise. No ATV use is allowed on the Backstrom, Ecklund Impoundment or Johnson Lake Roads.

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 12/30/2022

Welsh Lake State Forest

Welsh Lake State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest.

Contact: 218-308-2065

Updated 06/09/2022

White Earth State Forest

White Earth State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 11/07/2022

Whiteface River State Forest

Whiteface River State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: There are no off-highway vehicle riding opportunities in this forest.

Contact: 218-879-0880 x 222

Updated 07/20/2022