• Hill River State Forest is located in northern Aitkin County, about 20 miles south of Grand Rapids. The forest is served by Highway 169 and State Highway 200.
• Visitors enjoy fishing and swimming at the public accesses on Washburn Lake, Taylor Lake, and White Elk Lake.
• If you prefer outdoor recreation on dry land, check out the Rabey Line ATV trail, a 19.5 mile trail that winds through both the Hill River and Savanna state forests or the or the Soo Line North ATV trail.
Boat Ramp Nearby
Canoe / Kayak
10 Miles Hiking
7 Miles Class I ATV
7 Miles Class II ATV
7 Miles Off-Highway Motorcycling
Spring temporary trail and road closures are now in effect due to wet conditions. Signs will be posted at entry points and parking lots. The closures include all unmarked roads and trails unless specifically listed.
SPECIAL FEATURES IN STATE FOREST
• Savanna Portage State Park