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Mississippi River Headwaters - Cross Lake
35507 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN 56642-0036
Phone: (218) 692-2025

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NOTICE: Many states are discouraging or banning movement of firewood to control spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Not bringing wood from home to your campsite and not taking unused wood you procure while camping home with you is recommended -- required in some states. Check the following website to learn more:

See the Mississippi River Headwaters - Cross Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

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Lake History

Factoid: You will find something unique about a vacation in Minnesota's lake country. The six unique lakes, Gull Lake, the Whitefish Chain (Cross Lake), Big Sandy Lake, Pokegama Lake, Leech Lake, and Lake Winnibigoshish, are roughly bounded by a triangle from Brainerd to Bemidji to Grand Rapids in central Minnesota. Campfires and sunsets and the peacefulness of the water make each day a special event. From the first days of summer to the golden days of fall, and throughout the year, visitors to the Mississippi River Headwaters Lakes Project enjoy a special experience that is Minnesota at its best. Visit our web site for more information and directions and maps to the lakes.

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Recreation areas 1 - 9 of 9 at Mississippi River Headwaters - Cross Lake

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Big Trout Lake Access       X     A     BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Clamshell       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Cross Lake Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at   $ E N D   X X   C   X BE S
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Crosslake Day Use   $           P A GS X BE  
Historical Society                   H
Lower Hay Lake       X            
South Cross Bay                   H
Upper Hay Lake       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area West River Day Use                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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