Public Auction

Welcome to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Land Sale page.


The Department of Natural Resources will conduct a sealed bid auction for 81 acres in Pine County on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 11:00am.


The opening of the sealed bids will take place at the DNR Central Office Lobby Conference Room at 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155.


Interested parties need to review the property data sheet posted below and the Instructions for Sealed Bid Auction and Terms and Conditions document.

Instructions for Sealed Bid Auction and Terms and Conditions (.pdf, click link to view/download document) »


Property Data Sheet for Public Auction

Property #58024 (81 acres, minimum bid $199,990) »

Property photos and building descriptions »


The property is offered at the minimum bid identified above. Bidders must make a minimum payment of 10% of the total bid at the auction.


Bids shall be submitted on the enclosed official form obtained from the Department of Natural Resources and sealed in the official bid envelope provided. All bids must be received by 4:30 p.m. CST on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the Department of Natural Resources Division of Lands and Minerals, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155-4045.


Any bids received after 4:30pm on Thursday, August 13, 2015 will not be considered.


Over the Counter Land Sales


Properties still available for purchase over-the-counter are posted below.
Interested parties should review the property data sheets posted below and the Instructions for Over-The-Counter Land Purchase and Terms and Conditions of Sale

Click on the underlined link to view or download the property data sheets.




Crow Wing






The Mn Dept of Transportation and Dept of Administration also periodically sell surplus property. Click on the links to find out more.