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


WELCOME to the Chippewa National Forest 
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new item addedForest Plan Monitoring Changes |  4/29/16
new item addedAdministrative Corrections
2014 Monitoring and Evaluation Report


The Chippewa National  Forest interactive trail map is available on the Forest Service website at:

Closure Orders:
Knutson Dam Replacement Project:
Knutson Dam  |  Map  |  Drawings  |  Lakeland News
West Winnie Harbor and Boat Access   |  Map



OHV Information

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"2016" OHV Motor Vehicle Use Maps and Policy


Fishing on the Chippewa

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The "2016" Fishing Opener is Saturday, May 14.
The 2016 Governor's fishing opener will take place on Big Sandy Lake near McGregor, Minnesota.

Chippewa NF Deer Stand Information

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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

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