White Earth State Forest

Counties:

Clearwater, Mahnomen, Becker

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Acres: 155,390


State Forest Map

Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Limited

Approved Firewood Vendors

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•This 160,000-acre forest is situated in Mahnomen, Clearwater, and Becker counties and is divided into three units: Northeast, West, and South. Most of the forest is within the boundaries of the White Earth Indian Reservation.

•Within the forest you will find both motorized and nonmotorized trails, a boat launch, primitive camping, a fishing pier, a historic site, a rest area, and WMAs to explore.

•White Earth State Forest has 65 miles of dual-purpose forest roads and 70 miles of snowmobile trails.

•Visit White Earth State Forest for the day and stay in Itasca State Park overnight, only minutes away.


More about this forest


Visitor Alert:

MMR 1375 (near Rice Lake): CLOSED,

White Earth State Forest at a glance...

RECREATION

Dispersed Camping

Hunting

Snowshoeing

TRAILS

14 Miles Hiking

Mountain Biking

1.7 Miles Class I ATV

1.7 Miles Class II ATV

1.7 Miles Off-Highway Motorcycling

56 Miles Snowmobiling


Attention Trail Users:

• Most state forest roads and trails are open to mountain bikes unless posted.

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.

• Note: White Earth tribal lands are always closed to non-band members.


Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

SPECIAL FEATURES IN STATE FOREST

• Little Bass Lake WMA
• Upper Camp Lake WMA
• Upper Camp Lake WMA
• Pickerel Lake WMA
• Perch Lake WMA
• Lower Rice WMA
• Forest Riders ATV Trail

OTHER DESTINATIONS

Itasca State Park
Two Inlets State Forest
Paul Bunyan State Forest