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Title: Special Events Permit on State Forest Roads -Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
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Description: An organized or scheduled short term activity taking place on forest roads lands managed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Subject: Lands, Public
Special Events
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:17:30 PM
Modification Date: 9/12/2019 3:37:31 PM
Agency Name: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages the state's natural resources. Hunting, fishing, state forests and parks, lakes, rivers and streams, boating and water safety, trails, snowmobiling, skiing, education, enforcement, wildlife management, lands and minerals are managed by the DNR.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6157
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Dept. of
500 Lafayette Rd.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Division Name: DNR Information Center
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-296-6157
651-296-5484 (TTY) | 800-657-3929 (TTY)
Division Fax: Division URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

An organized or scheduled short term activity taking place on forest roads managed by the Department's Forestry Division, which offers recreational or educational opportunities not normally available on these roads; or which necessitates a significant disruption of routine activities; or where an activity is occurring that is not normally allowed.

Bond requirement:
Most permits will require a performance bond which will be returned if terms of the permit are met. Bond amounts will vary; check with the local office issuing the permits.

The DNR will not issue any permits for events where intoxicating liquor is being served. 

Special events involving off-highway vehicles are restricted to using recreational trails per Minn. Stat. § 84.915 and Minn. Stats. § 89.025 

Permittees must provide liability insurance per the provisions of the State Tort Claims Act, Minn. Stat. § 3.736

Rules: 6100.0500


Special Events Permit Application


A fee schedule is available at DNR Forestry field offices.

Period of Issuance:


Length of Determination: Variable
Other Info:
Activity: Special Events on DNR lands
Lands, Public
License Detail URL:

Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Department of

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

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