Things to do on the Water Trail
Below are just some of the many things you can enjoy on the Chisago Lakes Water Trail:
• Cross Country Skiing
• Ice Fishing
• Winter Camping
• Dining, Bars & Food
• Chisago Lakes Area Events
Kayaking/ Canoeing/ Paddle Boards
Bring your own or rent one for the day or weekend.
Kayaks – Captain Shawn’s Charters 651-769-3343 or http://www.captainshawnchartersandrental.com/
Paddleboards – Tamarack Paddle & Ourdoors – 651-600-2680 or http://tamarackpaddle.com/
Get your fishing advice from
for everything else fishing, call Frankie’s Live Bait & Marine (651) 257-6334
The lakes are sailable but it’s best in small boats.
Cross Country Skiing
The lakes are open for cross country skiing but there are no groomed trails.
Ice Fishing is available and great but currently there are no rental fish houses.
The Chisago Lakes is a great place for snowmobiling. All our lakes are connected to miles of trails. For information about snowmobiling in Chisago Lakes visit the Wild River Snowmobile Club website at http://www.wildriversnowmobile.com/
Snowshoeing is available anywhere but the best places are the local wilderness parks. Check these out for favorite spots;
Ojiketa Regional Park in Chisago City, 90 acres with 2 miles of trails
Allemansrätt Park in Lindstrom, 125 acres with over 3 miles of trails
Kichisaga Park in Lindstrom, 90 acres with 2 miles of trails
Chisago Lakes Water Trail-the entire water trail is available for snowshoeing during the winter.
Winter camping is available anywhere on the lake portion of the trail. A year round bathroom is available at Lindstrom Beach and Allemansrätt Park in Lindstrom.
Additionally, you can winter camp at:
Ojiketa Regional Park in Chisago City, http://www.ci.chisago.mn.us/index.asp?Type=GALLERY&SEC=%7BDE2DFD61-1CC0-4B67-B17C-838503A36A92%7D
Allemansrätt Park in Lindstrom, 2 campsites and a bathroom. http://www.cityoflindstrom.us/LindstromParks/allemansratt.htm
Dining, Bars and Food