Pat Bayle State Forest

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Pat Bayle State Forest
Map showing the location of Pat Bayle State Forest
Map showing the location of Pat Bayle State Forest
Geography
Location Cook County, Minnesota, United States
Coordinates 47°50′16″N 90°34′06″W / 47.8376691°N 90.5684479°W / 47.8376691; -90.5684479Coordinates: 47°50′16″N 90°34′06″W / 47.8376691°N 90.5684479°W / 47.8376691; -90.5684479[1]
Area 180,403 acres (73,007 ha)
Established 1963
Governing body United States Forest Service
Website www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forests/sft00037/index.html
Ecology
WWF Classification Western Great Lakes Forests
EPA Classification Northern Lakes and Forests
Disturbance Wildfire

The Pat Bayle State Forest is a state forest located near the town of Grand Marais in Cook County, Minnesota. The forest falls within the limits of the Superior National Forest, and falls under the federal jurisdiction of the United States Forest Service.

Within the forest one can find the highest point of elevation in the state of Minnesota, Eagle Mountain. In addition to hiking, winter outdoor recreational activities are popular, including snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice-fishing.[2]

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