Beltrami Island State Forest

 In Warroad

Listen to the sounds of nature and practice social distancing with a day trip to visit Beltrami Island State Forest, the second largest of Minnesota’s 60 state forests. With 25 miles for hikers, 27 miles for horseback riders, and hundreds of miles of trails for gearheads there are endless recreational opportunities for those looking for a day trip from Warroad:

  • ATVing
  • Canoeing
  • Camping at Bemis Hill, Blueberry Hill, or Faunce
  • Birding
  • Hunting
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Geocaching
  • Picking berries
  • Paddling
  • And the list goes on and on

With the blueberry season fast approaching, the MN DNR website recommends looking for “blueberry bushes where jack pine grows. Best harvest is around July 4. Berries will ripen continuously until about the first week of August. These forest roads will take you through the heart of blueberry country: Krull, Nelson, Faunce-Butterfield, Hogsback-Obrien forest roads.”

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