Brule River State Forest

The Brule River, a premier trout stream, drops 328 feet as it cascades from its headwaters to the shores of Lake Superior. Enjoy exciting whitewater canoeing, kayaking and fishing, as well as wilderness solitude.

Hours of Operation



From Brule, drive west 0.5 mile on US Hwy 2 to South Ranger Road. Turn south 2 miles to state forest headquarters at 6250 S Ranger Rd. You'll find a parking area at the ranger station and at entry points to the river.


  • On Water
  • Disabled Access

Campground Type

  • Backpack
  • Tent

Publicly Owned

  • Yes

Number of Campsites

  • 35

Trail Length (miles)

  • 26

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Tracked
  • Flat
  • Hilly
  • Wooded


  • Yes


  • Yes


  • Yes

State and National Trails

  • Yes