Rice Lake

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Speed Limit:
Daytime Hours 40 mph
Nighttime Hours 15 mph
Slow-No Wake 5 mph


  • All channels and demarked areas
  • Anytime a watercraft is within 100 feet of:
    • Shore
    • A person in the water, including swimming areas
    • Anchored or moored watercraft, including persons fishing, if anchored
    • Additional restrictions can be found in Maple Grove City Code

Existing Statutes:

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

Public Access Hours:
6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (carry in only)

Public Access and Recreation

Carry on only boat access operated by Maple Grove Park Board

Location:  9401 Fernbrook La N - Elm Creek Special Use Park
Hours:  6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Special Notes:  Parking for 56 vehicles without trailer, access is directly off parking lot. To access Rice Lake, will need to paddle/row creek about 1/2 mile. Park has shoreline fishing, picnic pavilion with grill and trails.