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Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest


All-Terrain Vehicles are not allowed anywhere on the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest. For riding opportunities, please see the DNR ATV information webpage.


Biking at NHAL State Forest


Camping at NHAL overview

Modern campgrounds

Group campgrounds

Rustic campgrounds

Primitive camping


Hiking at NHAL 

Horseback riding

There are no designated equestrian trails on the state forest. However, there are many places people can ride within the property such as public roads, old logging roads and snowmobile trails when not snow-covered.

Horses are not allowed in any campground, beach, designated hiking or nature trail or contrary to other posted notices.


Hunting is permitted in the forest. Hunters are reminded to check their regulations for open seasons and contact forest headquarters to confirm open areas.

Hunting is not allowed within 100 yards of any state campground, picnic area or other special use area designated by posted notice.


Picnic areas and shelters

Picnic areas and shelters at NHAL

Water activities

Water activities at NHAL

Winter activities

Winter activities at NHAL