Sand Dunes State Forest

  • Address: Big Lake, MN 55309, USA, United States
  • Phone: +1-6512966157
  • Tags: Forest, Family And Kids, Adventure Sport

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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Things to Know Before Visiting Sand Dunes State Forest

  • 95% of people who visit Big Lake include Sand Dunes State Forest in their plan

  • 45.95% of people start their Sand Dunes State Forest visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Sand Dunes State Forest

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sand Dunes State Forest

People normally club together Blue Hill Trail and Thunderblades while planning their visit to Sand Dunes State Forest.

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Sand Dunes State Forest, Big Lake Reviews

  • Beautiful landscape. Lots of Oak trees. A wonderful recreational forest that belongs to Minnesotans. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to come across a lot of dumped trash because people are irresponsible and dump anything from microwaves to mattresses off the dirt roads there.

  • Lots of very nice horse trails but the parking lots are poorly marked.

  • This small State Forest Campground is a great place to visit all year around ! Many miles of hiking thru forest and rolling hills.

  • Lots of good marked trails. I went there mushroom hunting. Good parking

  • It's a really great area if you enjoy watching for wildlife and skiing and also snow mobiling

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