Laurentian Ranger District

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Laurentian District office in Aurora

Welcome to the Laurentian Ranger District. This district is the southern portion of the Superior National Forest stretching from McCarthy State Park north of Hibbing, MN to near the north shore of Lake Superior. The district office is in Aurora. The Superior National Forest Scenic Byway bisects the District from Aurora to Silver Bay. It links communities steeped in the tradition of iron mining, logging and tourism. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, year round
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Phone: 218-229-8800                                      Address: 318 Forestry Rd, Aurora, MN  55705

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Laurentian Ranger District

RV Camping

Areas for RV Camping at Laurentian Ranger District

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Laurentian Ranger District

Dispersed Camping

Areas for Dispersed Camping at Laurentian Ranger District


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Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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