St. Croix State Forest Trails

St. Croix State Forest Trails


Pine County

Trail location map From Hinckley, go east on Hwy. 48, then north on Co. Rd. 173 to Tamarack Forest Rd.

Minnesota DNR Parks & Trails
Moose Lake

Located along the Wisconsin border, this 26-mile trail offers a scenic ride through heavily wooded forest. There's easy access to the Gandy Dancer Trail, allowing for even more riding miles. The St. Croix State Forest is classified as LIMITED. Trails are provided by Pine County and maintained by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.




Trail closings | Trail map  This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. | Current Forest Road Closings | Not a resident of Minnesota?
Buy your trail pass and find an ELS by the county the trail is located.

Vehicles allowed

(class II allowed)


When open

OPEN - Except for groomed snowmobile trails. The Matthew Lourey north of the 173 parking lot and connecting trails to the Gandy Dancer are open for ATVs even when groomed.

Normal season:

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Difficulty & trail length


26 miles

difficulty definitions


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