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Map For Boating In Minnesota

There are many places to go boating in Minnesota

  • Big Stone Lake, MN
  • Lake Mille Lacs, MN
  • Lake of the Woods, MN
  • Lake Vermilion, MN
  • Lake Winnibigoshish, MN
  • Leech Lake, MN

Minnesota BoatingBoating opportunities abound in Minnesota. There are lakes and rivers for large craft and smaller streams and ponds for smaller vessels. Some allow power boats, others only allow electric motors, each providing a unique experience. Fishing and other watersports are available at most boating lakes throughout the state - depending on time of year and state-defined seasons.

Big Stone Lake is a 12,600-acre lake on the western border of the state.

Cass Lake is a 15,600-acre lake in north-central Minnesota.

Kabetogama Lake is a 25,700-acre lake on the northern border of the state.

Lac Qui Parle Lake is a 5,600-acre lake in southwest MN.

Lake Bemidji is a 6,100-acre lake in north-central MN.

Lake Mille Lacs is a 132,000-acre lake in northeast MN.

Lake Minnetonka is a 14,000-acre lake in the east-central part of the state.

Lake Minnewaska is a 7,100-acre lake in central MN.

Lake of the Woods is a 950,000-acre lake on the northern border of MN.

Lake Pepin is a 25,000-acre lake on the eastern border of MN.

Lake Traverse is an 11,200-acre lake in northwest MN.

Lake Vermilion is a 40,500-acre lake in northeast MN.

Lake Winnibigoshish is a 58,500-acre lake in north-central MN.

Leech Lake is a 111,000-acre lake in north-central part MN.

Lower Red Lake is a 180,000-acre lake in north-central MN.

Otter Tail Lake is a 13,700-acre lake in west-central MN.

Pelican Lake is a 4,000-acre lake in western MN.

Rainy Lake is a 220,000-acre lake on the northern border of MN.

Upper Red Lake is a 108,000-acre lake in north-central MN.

Use the map below to locate lakes and rivers nearby major cities including Buena Vista, Park Rapids, Roseau, Thief River Falls, Walker, Cloquet, Duluth, Grand Marais, Hibbing, Virginia, Fairmont, Fergus Falls, Glenwood, St Cloud, Worthington, Mankato, Minneapolis, Rochester, St Cloud and St Paul.

Use the navigation and zoom arrows to locate your area of interest in Minnesota. Once you locate a specific area or city, zoom in closer and make note of bodies of water nearby. The scale on the map allows you to determine the length and width of the waterway and define its potential usability for boating with your particular watercraft. Always check with local water authorities for current lake levels.

Lakes and rivers in Minnesota

Some of the lakes in Minnesota include Cass Lake, Lake Winnibigoshish, Leech Lake, Lower Red Lake, Upper Red Lake, Kabetogama Lake, Lake Mille Lacs, Lake of the Woods, Lake Vermilion, Rainy Lake, Big Stone Lake, Lac Qui Parle Lake, Lake Minnewaska, Lake Traverse, Otter Tail Lake, Lake Minnetonka, Lake Pepin, Lake Waconia, Mille Lacs Lake and Spring Lake.

Navigable rivers include Buffalo River, Red River, Big Fork River, Rum River, Cottonwood River, Redwood River, Cannon River and Root River.

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