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Nemadji State Forest

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Alt Names

Iron Pipe Trail, Yellow Birch Trail, Birch Ridge Trail, Klondike Trail, Gandy Dancer Trail, Bearhunter Trail, State Line Creek, Little Net River, Westholm Creek, Mud Lake, Pickerel Lake, Willow River, Wolf Lake, Delong Lake, Duquette Run Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Bald Eagle Trail, Hinkle Creek, Cranberry Lake, Upper Willow Loop

Last Known StatusOpen

This state forest offers about 45 miles of trails which include about 27 miles of singletrack trails that are open to motorcycles only. Trails wind through a scenic forest that consists of rolling hills, scattered swamps and numerous creek and stream crossings.

You can thank the Straight Arrows Enduro Club for maintaining this trail system.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityNickerson, MN
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From: St. Paul, MN
1) Take I-35 north to exit 195
2) Turn right (east) off the ramp on SR-23, continue 25 miles
3) Turn right (south) on CR-146, continue .3 miles
4) Turn left (east) at the T-intersection on Net Lake Road, continue 1.1 miles
5) Turn right (south) to stay on Net Lake Road, continue 3.5 miles
6) Staging area is on the left (north).

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail
LandState Forest

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingVery Good    
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)

TERRAIN

Miles Of Trail45
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1000 to 1200 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Heavily Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis state forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis state forest has many single track trails.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little

REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesMN OHV Permit
Dates OpenYear-Round except during spring thaw & deer hunting season. Designated snowmobile trails are closed to OHV use Dec 1 - March 31.
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)OHMs not to exceed distance of 20 inches, ATVs 99dB at 20 inches
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYouth Onlyrequired for operators under 18 by state law
(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
Horseback
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedkeep vehicle on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that you have medical insurance and carry motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before taking your vehicle to any of the locations depicted here.

FEES & PASSES

Parking(Unknown)
Entry(None)
Riding(None)
Camping(Unknown)

KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid20-30 Miles (W)Mercy Hospital (218) 485-4481
Gasoline Gasoline20-30 Miles (W)Holiday Stationstores (218) 485-8827
Diesel Diesel20-30 Miles (W)Holiday Stationstores (218) 485-8827
Potable Water WaterOn Site
RV Hookups RV Hookup20-30 Miles (W)Red Fox Campground and RV Park (218) 485-0341
RV Dump Station RV Disposal20-30 Miles (W)Red Fox Campground and RV Park (218) 485-0341
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (N)Gafvert Campground & Day Use Area
Convenience Store Conv Store20-30 Miles (W)Market Place Foods (218) 485-4336
Swimming Swim Area20-30 Miles (W)Moose Lake Park & Campground (218) 485-4761 or (218) 485-5420
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteNet Lake River
Boating Launch Boat Ramp20-30 Miles (W)Moose Lake Park & Campground (218) 485-4761 or (218) 485-5420

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoNemadji State Forest - Moose Lake Area Office
(218) 485-5410
(218) 485-5420
www.dnr.state.mn.us
Contact InfoStraight Arrow Enduro Riders
club-officers@straightarrows.org
www.straightarrows.org
Contact InfoMinnesota DNR License Bureau
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155
(888) 665-4236
info.dnr@state.mn.us
www.dnr.state.mn.us
CommentOHV Permit Info

RECENT COMMENTS & REVIEWS

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OHV at Nemadji State Forest Trail

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Nemadji State Forest Trail Photo

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Photo Submitted 3/15/2013 (Thanks!)

Nemadji State Forest Trail Photo

Nemadji State Forest Trail

Photo Submitted 3/15/2013 (Thanks!)

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