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


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.
  • Purchase the Carlton County Agate Picking Map below via PayPal Transaction for $3.00 per group.
  • Once you buy the Agate Picking Map a 2016 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 2016.)  All of this can also be done at the Moose Lake Area Visitor Center at 4524 S. Arrowhead Lane in Moose Lake.  Summer Hours (May-Sept)M- F 9am-3pm, Sat. 9am-1pm and Off-Season Hours (Oct-April) MWF 10am-3pm.
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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.