The Chippewa National Forest is located in northern Minnesota.
Where is this Forest?


WELCOME to the Chippewa National Forest!

A beautiful sunrise on a March morning on Leech Lake in Walker Minnesota

Help Wanted Sign2015 Summer Seasonal Jobs  |  Student Intern Opportunties  |  Upcoming Forest Service Job Openings



"New" Information


OHV Information

4-wheelers on forest

"2014" OHV Motor Vehicle Use Maps and Policy

Interactive MVUM Travel Map
MVUM Southeast Corner
MVUM Southwest Corner
MVUM Northeast Corner
MVUM Northwest Corner


Fishing on the Chippewa

Gone Fishing Picture and Sign

The "2015" Fishing Opener is Saturday, May 9.
The 2015 Governor's fishing opener will take place at Lake Vermillion.

Chippewa NF Deer Stand Information

phot of a hunter in orange walking a forest hunter walkign trail

Only portable stands/blinds that do not damage trees and are placed 1 week prior to and removed 1 week after the close of Big Game Hunting season are allowed. 


Firewood Restrictions

picture of bon fire

CLOSURE ORDER bans the possession, storage, or transport of any firewood.  Don't move firewood!  Burn it where you buy it!<...