Sand Dunes State Forest, Big Lake
Sand Dunes State Forest, Big Lake - Address, Phone Number
Address: Big Lake, MN 55309, USA
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About Sand Dunes State Forest, Big Lake
Located in the Sherburne County, the Sand Dunes Forest is located three miles west of Zimmerman and 5 miles north of Big Lake. Boating, Horseback riding, Camping, Canoeing, Kayaking, Panfish Fishing, Hunting, and Swimming –the forest offers something for everyone. In Winter months, there is a thick cover of snow and the whole area turns out to be a perfect site for snowshoeing and snowmobiling. The Bob Dunn Recreation Area is equipped with a 36-unit Ann Lake Campground and Sand Dunes Horse Camp. These are day-use area and are very popular in Summer months. 4 miles of Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Mountain Biking and many other trails are spread around the forest. The Savanna Forest and Prairie landscape along with 2700 acres of Pine plantations combined together create this forest that is a perfect getaway option.
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How To reach Sand Dunes State Forest by Public Transport
- On foot
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Sand Dunes State Forest, Big Lake Reviews
We went camping here. It's probably one of the closest public land places to camp where you can also legally shoot guns. Because of that, there can be a lot of people here. Sometimes people party and burn couches, dump TV's etc. The actual lake and beach area is more family friendly along with the group camp sites. You can't shoot in those areas however. So you have to find the right part of the park for you here. And yes, it is very sandy soil here so your tent will be full of sand unless you wipe your feet and take off your shoes every time you enter.
It's a pretty cool park lots of different stuff to do.
Really beutiful area with a lot of potential. Still some habitat mangement that needs to to take place. :)
Great secluded place to tent camp! This is Site #31. Insects are pretty intense at sundown, but picaridin pushes them back.
A real nice crowd of campers come here its a nice place in the woods to stay very primitive and quiet