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Waukenabo State Forest




Acres: 15,461

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Motor Vehicle/OHV Classification: Limited

Approved Firewood Vendors

photo: Waukenabo state forest

•Waukenabo State Forest consists of scattered lands near the city of Palisade in Aitkin County. There is no developed trail system within this forest.

•Visitors are welcome to explore this state forest while visiting the Little Willow River Wildlife Management Area, Main Unit.

More about this forest

Waukenabo State Forest at a glance...


Dispersed Camping




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.

Temp Forest Road / OHV Closures

Other destinations

Little Willow River WMA: Main Unit
Hill River State Forest
Land O'Lakes State Forest
Mississippi River State Water Trail