Fish Lake Regional Park
Fish Lake Regional Park offers outdoor recreation in a wooded, lakeside setting. Water enthusiasts enjoy swimming, boating or ice fishing on Fish Lake. You’ll also find picnic areas and a rental pavilion. This park is especially scenic in the fall, when blazing maples reflect on the lake, creating a picturesque setting for your outdoor activities.
Fish Lake offers turf trails for snowshoeing and hiking in winter. Dog owners enjoy year-round exercise with paved trails and a fully-fenced dog off-leash area.
Interactive Map of Fish Lake
Plan Your Visit
Walk the half-mile paved loop around the peninsula, where you’ll feel immersed in the woods with trees on both sides. You’ll find beautiful lake views and wildlife sightings of creatures in the woods and birds overhead.
Explore the dog off-leash area with your pup! A daily pass ($6) is required. Pack a lunch or food to grill and plan a picnic with your family and friends at one of the scenic areas atop a grassy hill.
things to do
244 acres of water
Limited parking spaces are available for those launching watercraft; a daily or annual trailer parking pass is required. Kayaks, paddleboats, canoes, stand-up paddleboards, SUP Squatch (6-10 person paddleboard) and rowboats are available to rent in the summer.
6.7 fenced acres
The park offers a seven-acre off-leash haven for your four-legged friends to run at top speed. Dog owners must pick-up after their dog. A daily or annual pass is required for the off-leash area.
223 acres of water
With over a mile of shoreline and an accessible fishing pier, there are lots of places to seek your catch of the day. The park is also a great place to access the lake for ice fishing in the winter. A valid Minnesota fishing license is required.
Geocaching is a family-friendly, high-tech treasure hunt that combines respect for the environment with a sense of adventure. This activity involves placing or looking for a cache using global positioning system (GPS) equipment.
3.3 miles of trails
A year-round paved trail circles the central hill and continues along the central marsh and back to the beach area. A paved, 0.7-mile Trails at Your Pace trail along the peninsula provides fabulous views of Fish Lake and features flat terrain and two rest stops. Turf hiking trails wind through hilly, wooded and marsh areas. The paved trails connect to the popular Medicine Lake Regional Trail.
244 acres of water
Bring your own boat or rent a kayak, paddleboat, canoe, stand-up paddleboard, SUP Squatch (6-10 person paddleboard) or rowboat. Limited parking spaces are available for those launching watercraft; a daily or annual trailer parking pass is required.
10 AM-8 PM daily, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day
See rental pricing.
Monday, Sept. 23
Celebrate the beginning of the best campfire season with 10% off when you register on September 23!
Oct. 12 | Elm Creek
From hard-core distance runners to casual walkers, this annual event offers a 10K, 5K & 1K—something for everyone!
Three Rivers works with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, watershed and conservation districts and lake homeowner associations to stop the introduction of exotic species into lakes. Learn more.
The pavilion at Fish Lake is great for smaller wedding receptions, corporate events and birthday parties. For added fun, hike/bike trails and a swimming beach are nearby.
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