LAND & PROPERTYTax Forfeit-Fee LandsRecreation   


The rural character and natural landscapes of St. Louis County provide numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Hunting, fishing, hiking, and other forms of recreation are common activities on tax forfeit lands.  Many of these activities are monitored and regulated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Information on Deer Stands, Shooting Lanes and Food Plots on St. Louis County Tax Forfeited Lands can be found here.

Off Road/Off-Highway Vehicles

St. Louis County has many motorized and non-motorized trails.

Motorized trails used by Off-highway vehicles (OHVs) include all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), off-highway motorcycles (OHMs) and off-road vehicles (ORVs), such as 4x4 trucks or Jeeps.

The same rules apply for riding on St. Louis County Administered Lands as for State DNR Administered Lands.  Make sure you have read and understand the State Forest Riding Rules, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources OHV Information and the 2016-2017 Off-highway Vehicle Regulations (2.63MB pdf)

A list of Minnesota Off-highway vehicle riding trails, including those that are in or cross St. Louis County is available from the MN DNR.