We are the lean, mean Matting Machine.

Dakota is leading the access industry with innovative solutions and unparalleled service. Our experienced professionals have executed some of the most challenging projects in the country. 

About Dakota Matting

Caring For Our COMMUNITIES, Caring For The Environment

We are a nationally certified minority- and woman-owned access supplier, family owned and operated, built with industry experts. Unique in this industry, we are 100% privately-owned and this independence allows us to be flexible and make common-sense decisions that always put our customers first. We work hand-in-hand with our customer’s crews, local contractors, and experienced union labor, as well as local residents, community leaders, and environmental agencies.


EXPERIENCE & science for Choosing the right mat.
Made in The USA.


Emtek Mat system

Emtek® Mats are engineered mats used to create safe, tested, and reliable access for crews and heavy equipment. The wood is renewably sourced and part of the manufacturer’s zero landfill initiatives.


8″ Timber Mats

Dakota specializes in delivering high-quality, FSC-certified Timber mats to your job site, with a range of sizes, made from Oak and high-quality Mixed Hardwood.


Crane Mats

The thickest mats available. Made from rough cut mixed hardwood and oak, designed for heavy lifting and stabilization.

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3-Ply Bolted Hardwood Mats

An affordable and reliable solution for creating access roads, drilling pads, storage sites, and more, made from quality rough cut Oak hardwood.


3-Ply Bolted Pine Mats

Dakota’s Pine Mats use kiln-dried Southern Yellow Pine and are designed to be lighter weight than hardwood mats while providing a solid top that improves with usage, making them ideal for challenging conditions such as mud, snow, or ice.


Composite Mats

Composite mats improve worker safety, are environmentally sustainable, and can be custom designed and reused, making them a popular option on many construction sites.

Our Proucts

built for adding value to your challenginG access projects.

Access Matting Environmental Solutions

Environmental Services & Solutions

Dakota offers a variety of erosion and sediment control products, all backed by a team of experts who ensure regulatory compliance, safety, and efficiency.


Mat Installation & Removal

Dakota offers professional services, analysis, planning, engineering assistance, permitting supplements, and management options for the energy industry.


Mat Buy Back

Dakota’s Mat Buy Back program offers an upfront, guaranteed price for construction mats, with the assurance of efficient grading and processing by trained inspectors, reducing the overall cost of your project.


Restoration, Rock, & Seeding

Restoration and Seeding Services compliment the impact of matting (if any) to the land. Dakota’s goal is to limit restoration, by having the best mat for the job.

Our Team

The Heart and Soul of Dakota are our People

We’ll get you there.

Need access? Our team of passionate, trained, and skilled professionals deliver customized, innovative, and safe solutions to get you to where you need to go. No access is too difficult for our industry experts.