Title: Special Events Permit on State Forest Roads -Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
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
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: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us
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: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us
Agency Address: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Dept. of
500 Lafayette Rd.
Division Name: DNR Information Center
Division Phone: 651-296-6157
651-296-5484 (TTY) | 800-657-3929 (TTY)
Division Fax: Division 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.
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
Special Events Permit Application
A fee schedule is available at DNR Forestry field offices.
Period of Issuance:
Length of Determination: Variable
Activity: Special Events on DNR lands
License Detail URL:
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