Temporary state forest road closures

Know before you go! Changing conditions, construction, and safety considerations can lead to the closure of state forest roads

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 04/27/2021

Battleground State Forest

Battleground State Forest

Status: Open

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

Contact: 218-308-2065

Updated 12/18/2020

Bear Island State Forest

Bear Island State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Open

Contact: 218-300-7800

Updated 05/06/2021

Beltrami Island State Forest

Beltrami Island State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Main roads are open to OHV use. However some trails where wetter conditions exist are closed.

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

Updated 05/10/2021

Individual road information:

Elkwood Road: Closed to vehicles over 2000lbs

Updated 05/10/2021

Mary's Road: Closed to all vehicles over 2000 lbs

Updated 05/10/2021

Northwest Boundary: Closed to Vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight.

Updated 05/10/2021

OHV TRAILS: Most trails are currently open. Some areas maybe wet and not drivable.

Updated 05/10/2021

Stotts Road: Closed to Vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight on south end. Gate closed. North 1 mile is open.

Updated 05/10/2021

Swamp Buck Trail: Closed to Vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight.

Updated 05/10/2021

Big Fork State Forest

Big Fork State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: Open to vehicles under 4 tons per axle.

Contact: 218-246-8343

Updated 05/07/2021

Individual road information:

Cutfoot Road: Open to vehicles under 4 tons per axel.

Updated 04/29/2021

Birch Lakes State Forest

Birch Lakes State Forest

Status: Closed

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

Contact: 320-616-2450, ext. 233

Updated 04/29/2021

Blackduck State Forest

Blackduck State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 05/06/2021

Individual road information:

Blanchard Road:

Updated 05/06/2021

Little Tamarack Road NE:

Updated 05/06/2021

Range Line Road North 2/3: Road seasonally closed due to spring conditions. Washout present.

Updated 05/06/2021

Will Paul Road:

Updated 05/06/2021

Bowstring State Forest

Bowstring State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments:

Contact: 218-246-8343

Updated 04/29/2021

Individual road information:

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

Updated 04/29/2021

Little Long Lake Road: OPEN to vehicles under 4 tons/axle

Updated 04/29/2021

South Bowstring Road: OPEN

Updated 04/29/2021

Buena Vista State Forest

Buena Vista State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 04/28/2021

Individual road information:

Buena Vista Forest Road:

Updated 04/28/2021

Fosston Trail:

Updated 04/28/2021

Burntside State Forest

Burntside State Forest

Status: Open

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

Contact: 218-300-7800

Updated 05/06/2021

Centennial State Forest

Centennial State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: Closed - Due to spring thaw, roads are closed in this forest.

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 04/23/2021

Chengwatana State Forest

Chengwatana State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN South Fork road is closed

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

Updated 05/06/2021

Individual road information:

South Fork Road: CLOSED

Updated 05/06/2021

Cloquet Valley State Forest

Cloquet Valley State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: Buzz Ryan, Carroll Trail, Jim Readdy, Marshall, and Wilderness Trail Roads are open for vehicle traffic. All other roads and trails in this forest are still closed.

Contact: 218-878-5640

Updated 05/07/2021

Crow Wing State Forest

Crow Wing State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Open

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 04/23/2021

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 05/06/2021

Emily State Forest

Emily State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Open

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 04/23/2021

Finland State Forest

Finland State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-353-8844

Updated 05/06/2021

Fond du Lac State Forest

Fond du Lac State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-878-8640

Updated 05/07/2021

Individual road information:

Ditch Bank Road: Open to vehicles under 5,000 lbs. gross weight (cars and most pickups). This exception includes the short Rodger's Lake Road as well.

Updated 05/07/2021

Foot Hills State Forest

Foot Hills State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Open

Contact: 218-947-3232

Updated 04/23/2021

General C. C. Andrews State Forest

General C. C. Andrews State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN.

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

Updated 05/06/2021

George Washington State Forest

George Washington State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: State forest roads are open. Water on Roads from recent rain. Use Caution!

Contact: 218-743-3694

Updated 05/07/2021

Individual road information:

Bear Lake Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Beatrice Lake Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Bower Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Button Box Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Link Lake Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Snake Trail Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Stingy Lake Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Thistledew Trail:

Updated 05/03/2021

Valley River Road: OPEN to vehicles under 4 tons per axle

Updated 05/03/2021

West Sturgeon Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Golden Anniversary State Forest

Golden Anniversary State Forest

Status: Closed

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

Contact: 218-246-8343

Updated 05/07/2021

Grand Portage State Forest

Grand Portage State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-353-8844

Updated 05/06/2021

Hill River State Forest

Hill River State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments:

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 05/11/2021

Individual road information:

Annie Dagle Road: Open to vehicles less than 2000lbs GVW

Updated 05/11/2021

Haypoint WMA Road: CLOSED

Updated 05/11/2021

Hybrid Aspen Road: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

Ingman Road: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1683: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1684: CLOSED

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1685: CLOSED

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1691: OPEN (4 Ton/Axle Limit)

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1694: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1696: Open to vehicles under 2000lbs GVW

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1697: CLOSED

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1805: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1806: CLOSED

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1807: CLOSED

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1808: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

MMR 1809: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

Quadna Road: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

Washburn Spur MMR 1804: CLOSED

Updated 05/11/2021

White Elk : OPEN (4 Ton/Axle Limit)

Updated 05/11/2021

Huntersville State Forest

Huntersville State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 04/06/2021

Insula Lake State Forest

Insula Lake State Forest

Status: Closed

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

Contact:

Updated 05/06/2021

Kabetogama State Forest

Kabetogama State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-757-3274

Updated 05/06/2021

Individual road information:

East Camp 90 Road: 3 mile gate closed, restricted to traffic under 2000 lb GVW. Starting 3/8/21

Updated 03/04/2021

Koochiching State Forest

Koochiching State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments:

Contact: 218-278-6651

Updated 05/07/2021

Individual road information:

Caldwell Road: Open to vehicles under 4 tons per axle.

Updated 05/07/2021

Cutfoot Road: Open to vehicles under 4 tons per axle.

Updated 05/07/2021

Dentaybow Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Nelson Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Promersberger Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Rifle Range Road: Closed to vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight.

Updated 04/30/2021

Section 10 Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Van Lynn Road: Closed to vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight.

Updated 04/30/2021

Wisner Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Lake Isabella State Forest

Lake Isabella State Forest

Status: Closed

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

Contact:

Updated 05/06/2021

Lake Jeanette State Forest

Lake Jeanette State Forest

Status: Closed

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

Contact:

Updated 05/06/2021

Lake of the Woods State Forest

Lake of the Woods State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-634-2172

Updated 05/06/2021

Individual road information:

Aichele Road: CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 03/10/2021

Bankton Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

Boquist Road:

Updated 04/25/2017

East Hogsback Road: Open to vehicles under 1,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

Hogsback Road: Open to vehicles under 7,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

Krull Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

Nelson Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

North Nelson Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

Pitt Grade Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

Rapid River Road East: Use caution due to road construction; watch for trucks hauling.

Updated 04/25/2017

Spina Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

Stoney Corners Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/25/2017

Land O' Lakes State Forest

Land O' Lakes State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: Closed - Due to spring thaw, roads are closed in this forest.

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 04/23/2021

Lost River State Forest

Lost River State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: All roads currently open. Watch for loaded log trucks.

Contact: 218-386-1304

Updated 05/10/2021

Individual road information:

Campbell Road: Closed to Vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight.

Updated 05/10/2021

Lindberg Road: Closed to Vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight.

Updated 05/10/2021

Norland Road: Closed to Vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight.

Updated 05/10/2021

Lyons State Forest

Lyons State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 04/06/2021

Mississippi Headwaters State Forest

Mississippi Headwaters State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 04/28/2021

Individual road information:

Bear Den Landing Road:

Updated 04/28/2021

Old Fosston Trail Road:

Updated 04/28/2021

Pine Point Road:

Updated 04/28/2021

Nemadji State Forest

Nemadji State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN

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

Updated 05/06/2021

Northwest Angle State Forest

Northwest Angle State Forest

Status: Open

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 05/10/2021

Pat Bayle State Forest

Pat Bayle State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-353-8844

Updated 05/06/2021

Paul Bunyan State Forest

Paul Bunyan State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Logging activity will occur on MMR 1061 for 3 weeks, ending by June 1st, 2021. No re-route available. Hauling areas are well signed. Operate with caution. Short re-route will occur on ATV/OHM trail 1.5 miles east of Akeley Cutoff during cutting operations.

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 05/03/2021

Pillsbury State Forest

Pillsbury State Forest

Status: Open

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

Contact: 218-203-4423

Updated 04/23/2021

Pine Island State Forest

Pine Island State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments:

Contact: 218-278-6651

Updated 05/07/2021

Individual road information:

Anderson Road: Road Closed

Updated 05/06/2021

Ben Linn Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Buck Trail Road: Trail seasonally closed due to spring conditions

Updated 04/28/2021

Caldwell Road: Open to vehicles under 4 tons per axle.

Updated 05/07/2021

Fiero Road: Closed due to wash out

Updated 05/04/2021

Frontier-Farmer Road: Closed due to wash out.

Updated 04/13/2021

Hendrickson's Camp Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Lindford Ditch Grade: Closed to vehicles over 2000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight.

Updated 04/30/2021

Little Tamarack Rd:

Updated 05/06/2021

Lost River Road:

Updated 05/06/2021

Mannilas Summer Road: Closed to all OHVs and vehicles over 2,000 lbs. GVW.

Updated 04/30/2021

Old Buck Road:

Updated 05/06/2021

Pine Island Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Pine Island Road West: Open to OHV's less than 2000 pounds. Gate is closed at the county line to highway vehicles.

Updated 04/30/2021

Porter Ridge Road: Open

Updated 04/30/2021

Promersberger Road: Open to OHV's less than 2000 pounds.

Updated 04/30/2021

Rangeline Road: Road seasonally closed due to spring conditions. Washout present.

Updated 05/06/2021

Sturgeon Campground Road: Open to OHV's less than 2000 pounds.

Updated 04/30/2021

Toumey-Williams Road: Open to OHV's less than 2000 pounds.

Updated 04/30/2021

Twomey Road: Open to vehicles under 4,000 pounds per axle.

Updated 04/30/2021

West Pine Island Road: Open to OHV's less than 2000 pounds.

Updated 04/30/2021

Red Lake State Forest

Red Lake State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 05/06/2021

Individual road information:

Blanchard Road:

Updated 05/06/2021

Little Tamarack Road 0098:

Updated 05/06/2021

Lost River Road: Road closed due to seasonal restrictions.

Updated 05/06/2021

Old Buck:

Updated 05/06/2021

Range Line Road: Road seasonally closed due to spring conditions. Washout present.

Updated 05/06/2021

Will Paul:

Updated 05/06/2021

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 12/18/2020

Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest

Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest

Status: Open

Comments: Open with exceptions

Contact: 507-522-5068

Updated 05/06/2021

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.

Contact: 320-679-3683

Updated 05/06/2021

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.

Contact: 763-856-4826

Updated 05/06/2021

Savanna State Forest

Savanna State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments:

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 05/11/2021

Individual road information:

Hedbom Road: Closed

Updated 05/11/2021

Pokegama Creek Road: CLOSED

Updated 05/11/2021

Smokey Bear State Forest

Smokey Bear State Forest

Status: Closed

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

Contact: 218-278-6651

Updated 01/15/2021

Smoky Hills State Forest

Smoky Hills State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 04/27/2021

Snake River State Forest

Snake River State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN Road is plowed open except for the last 1/4 mile. There is a plowed out turnaround at the end of the plowed part of the road.

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

Updated 05/06/2021

Solana State Forest

Solana State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments:

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 05/06/2021

Individual road information:

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

Updated 05/06/2021

Giese MMR: Closed

Updated 05/06/2021

Giese Road: CLOSED

Updated 05/06/2021

Herubin : Closed

Updated 05/06/2021

Herubin MMR: Closed

Updated 05/06/2021

MMR 0601: Closed

Updated 05/06/2021

MMR 1672 :

Updated 05/06/2021

MMR 1673: CLOSED

Updated 05/06/2021

St. Croix State Forest

St. Croix State Forest

Status: Open

Comments: OPEN

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

Updated 05/06/2021

Sturgeon River State Forest

Sturgeon River State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments: State forest roads are open

Contact: 218-274-7043

Updated 05/06/2021

Individual road information:

Dean Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

French Road: East 1/2 closed.

Updated 05/03/2021

MMR 0944: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Shannon Lake Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Snake Trail Road: OPEN

Updated 05/03/2021

Two Inlets State Forest

Two Inlets State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-732-3309

Updated 04/27/2021

Waukenabo State Forest

Waukenabo State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments:

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 05/10/2021

Wealthwood State Forest

Wealthwood State Forest

Status: Closed

Comments:

Contact: 218-429-3012

Updated 05/10/2021

Individual road information:

Backstrom Road: Closed

Updated 05/10/2021

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 12/18/2020

White Earth State Forest

White Earth State Forest

Status: Open

Comments:

Contact: 218-888-7734

Updated 05/06/2021

Individual road information:

Little Scenic Road: Road is closed for spring breakup.

Updated 05/06/2021

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 12/18/2020