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Lake of the Woods State Forest

Counties:

Lake of the Woods, Roseau, Koochiching, Beltrami

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Acres: 142,331


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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Managed

Approved Firewood Vendors

photo: Lake of the Woods state forest

•Lake of the Woods is sandwiched between Beltrami and Pine Island state forests.

•There are no campgrounds within the forest. However, camping is available at Beltrami Island State Forest and Zippel Bay State Park.

•This forest is enjoyed in the fall by small game and deer hunters and in the winter by snowmobilers who travel the several miles of grant-in-aid snowmobile trails.

•Your best access to the state forest is by county roads.


More about this forest

Visitor Alert:

Due to wet and warm conditions, forest roads and trails are deteriorating rapidly this spring. Many roads and trails are not firm enough to support vehicle traffic without being damaged. The temporary closures could remain in effect until sometime in May, depending on weather conditions. Note: not all roads and trails in a particular forest may be closed. Check the forest roads closures and OHV trail closures web pages before venturing out. Signs may be posted before web pages are updated. Obey all signs.

Aichele Road: CLOSED to vehicles over 1,000 lbs. GVW., Bankton Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW., Blanchard Road: CLOSED to vehicles over 1,800 lbs. GVW, Boquist Road: , East Hogsback Road: Open to vehicles under 1,000 lbs. GVW., Hogsback Road: Open to vehicles under 7,000 lbs. GVW., Krull Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW., Nelson Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW., North Nelson Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW., Pitt Grade Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW., Rapid River Road East: Use caution due to road construction; watch for trucks hauling., Spina Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW., Stoney Corners Road: Open to vehicles under 9,000 lbs. GVW.,

Lake of the Woods State Forest at a glance...

Recreation

Boating

Dispersed Camping

Canoe / Kayak

Fishing

Trails

Snowmobiling



Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

Other destinations

Northwest Angle State Forest
Lost River State Forest
Beltrami Island State Forest
Zippel Bay State Park