Lake Isabella State Forest

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Lake Isabella State Forest
Map showing the location of Lake Isabella State Forest
Map showing the location of Lake Isabella State Forest
Geography
LocationCrystal Bay Township / Stony River Township, Lake County, Minnesota, United States
Coordinates47°48′35″N 91°17′10″W / 47.8096225°N 91.2862441°W / 47.8096225; -91.2862441Coordinates: 47°48′35″N 91°17′10″W / 47.8096225°N 91.2862441°W / 47.8096225; -91.2862441=[1]
Elevation1,552 feet (473 m)
Area638 acres (258 ha)
Established1963
Governing bodyUnited States Forest Service
Websitewww.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forests/sft00029/index.html
Ecology
WWF ClassificationWestern Great Lakes Forests
EPA ClassificationNorthern Lakes and Forests

The Lake Isabella State Forest is a state forest located in Lake County, Minnesota. The forest is located completely within the Superior National Forest and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and is thus subject to the management of the United States Forest Service. At 638 acres (258 ha), it one of the smallest forests in the Minnesota state system.

Hiking, canoeing, and kayaking are popular outdoor recreational activities in the forest. Although there are no campsites within the forest itself, dispersed camping is possible in the neighboring Superior National Forest.[2]

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  1. ^ "Isabella Lake State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Lake Isabella State Forest". Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 2010-10-10. Retrieved 2010-10-11.