It's autumn in Minnesota! Check the fall colors around the state, upload your own photos, and take your show on the road with the Fall Colors mobile page.
• Admission: Free! Do you know Minnesota is the 16th most forested state in the nation? Do you know nearly 4 million acres in 58 state forests are open to explore for free? That's right? Wherever you are, you can find a state forest nearby that's open to explore at no cost to you. No vehicle permit required.
• Protect our state forests— don't move firewood! Firewood brought into DNR state lands must be purchased within 50 miles of its origin from an approved DNR firewood vendor with a proof of purchase receipt. More information
• Windstorms on July 1 and July 19, 2011, swept across Pine County, damaging 95,150 acres in St. Croix State Park and Chengwatana, Nemadji, and St. Croix state forests. Salvage operation are still taking place. More information