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Land O'Lakes State Forest


Cass, Aitkin, Crow Wing


Acres: 49,890

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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Limited

Approved Firewood Vendors

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•Land O'Lakes State Forest is located in northeastern Cass County about 140 miles west of Duluth and 180 miles north of Minneapolis–St. Paul. Reach the forest from the south by following State Highway 6 for six miles north of Outing.

•Several major forest roads (Draper and Pikus) provide access to the interior for many types of outdoor activities.

• The Clint Converse Campground and Day-Use Area offers 31 campsites.

•Outdoor recreation opportunities include hiking, cross country skiing, and mountain biking on the Washburn Lake ski trails, the solitude area at Washburn Lake, and the Moose River ATV Trail.

More about this forest

Land O'Lakes State Forest at a glance...


Boat Ramp Nearby

Dispersed Camping

Canoe / Kayak

Picnic Area

Picnic Shelters



14 Miles Cross-Country Skiing


26.9 Miles Class I ATV

26.9 Miles Class II ATV

Attention Trail Users:

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.

• Roads and trails have moderate ATV use. Use caution.

• Note: Red Lake tribal lands are always closed to non-band members.

Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures


Clint Converse Campground and Day-Use Area

Special features

• Moose River ATV Trail

Other destinations

Hill River State Forest
Daggett Brook WMA