Battleground State Forest

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Battleground State Forest
Map showing the location of Battleground State Forest
Map showing the location of Battleground State Forest
Geography
Location Cass County, Minnesota, United States
Coordinates 47°07′25″N 94°08′06″W / 47.1237°N 94.135°W / 47.1237; -94.135Coordinates: 47°07′25″N 94°08′06″W / 47.1237°N 94.135°W / 47.1237; -94.135
Area 17,969 acres (7,272 ha)
Established 1963
Governing body Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Website www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forests/sft00003/index.html
Ecology
WWF Classification Western Great Lakes Forests
EPA Classification Northern Lakes and Forests

The Battleground State Forest is a state forest located near Gould Township in Cass County, Minnesota. It is managed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. It lies entirely within the boundaries of the Chippewa National Forest, additionally, and a portion of the forest falls within the borders of the Leech Lake Indian Reservation.

Outdoor recreation activities include hiking and mountain biking on provided trails, as well as backcountry camping. Swimming and fishing are an option on bordering Leech Lake, boating is possible due to the forest's two public access boat launches.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Battleground State Forest". Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 2010-08-16. Archived from the original on 25 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-17.