Fish Lake

Surface Water Regulations

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Daytime Hours (9:00 a.m. to sunset) Maximum speed 40 mph
Nighttime Hours (sunset to 9:00 a.m.)
Slow-No Wake 5 mph


  • All channels and demarked areas
  • Anytime a watercraft is within 100 feet of:
    • Shore
    • Swimming area
    • Other watercraft
    • Persons fishing

Direction of Travel:
All watercraft shall travel in a counterclockwise direction when speeds exceed the slow-no wake limit of 5 mph. Slow no-wake zone for the whole lake 24 hours a day when lake levels exceed 892 feet (NO wake flags up also).

Existing Statutes:
All city ordinances and Minnesota state statutes regarding boating safety and operations shall remain in effect.

Public Access and Recreation      

Full access operated by Three Rivers Park District   
Location:  Bass Lake Rd & Fish Lake Regional Lake Park
Hours:  Sunrise to 10:00 p.m.
Special Notes:  Parking for 12 vehicles with trailers only, stalls fill early weekends and holidays. Access is located within Fish Lake Regional Park where there is also a fishing pier, swimming beach, canoe and paddleboat rentals, trails and picnic area with grills. Permit required: $45.00 annually or $6.00 daily. Three Rivers Park District.