ST. CROIX STATE FOREST
27,105 acres. Situated in east-central Minnesota and adjacent to the St. Croix River, this state forest includes rolling hills, some small lakes and streams, and the Lower Tamerack River. The region is forested with northern hardwoods, along with some conifers, and there are open grassy areas.
Activities: Tbe forest has many miles of trails for hiking, backpacking, and horseback riding, including a sizable section of the multiuse Willard Munger State Trail. Canoeing is available on the rivers. Hunting and fishing are permitted.
Camping Regulations: There are eight primitive camping areas for backpackers or canoe-campers. Camping is allowed elsewhere in the forest as well, and campfires are permitted.
For Further Information: St. Croix State Forest, Route 2, 701 South Kenwood, Moose Lake, MN 55767; (218)485-4474.