Please contact the Carlton County Transportation office if you have questions, 218-384-9150.


To gather, retain or collect rock/gravel/agate in Carlton County, MN an Agate Picking Permit must be obtained. 


AGATE PICKING PERMITS ARE FREE!!!
WE MAIL PEOPLE THE AGATE PICKING MAP WITH ADDITIONAL INFO FOR $3


HOW TO OBTAIN AN AGATE PERMIT


  • PRINT the permits below and email "Agate Email Permit" to Transportation@co.carlton.mn.us

  • FILL IN your personal information.
  • AGREE to terms and SIGN on signature line and keep in your vehicle.
  • ENTER the current date.
  • You are able to purchase the Carlton County Agate Picking Map below via PayPal Transaction for $3.00 per group and the Agate Picking Map and a 2017 Agate Picking Permit will be mailed to you, which you will place in your vehicle window while at one of the pits.(Please allow one week for delivery, good for all of 2017.)  You can print everything else yourself if you are able.  Or all of this can also be done at the Moose Lake Area Visitor Center at 4524 S. Arrowhead Lane in Moose Lake.  Summer Hours (June-Sept)M- F 9am-3pm, Sat. 9am-1pm and Off-Season Hours (Oct-May) MWF 10am-3pm.

We are a non-profit organization that helps visitors to the area, but in this day and age we need a way to keep the "lights on."....we have bills and staff to pay.  I hope you understand why we ask for the $3 fee for the Agate Picking map.  If you having printing capability then go for it yourself and enjoy!

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DIRECTIONS:

Purchase the agate location map via PayPal Transaction for $3.00 per group.

The Permit is good through October 31 of the current year.

Call 1-800-635-3680 with any questions.

Carlton County Agate Picking Map

$ 3.00 USD

A Carlton County Agate Picking Map includes a site directions and instructions on how to locate the gravel pits.

PURCHASED AGATE MAPS & PERMITS WILL BE MAILED TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED.