Fishing pole loaners are available through the MN DNR FIN Program at select locations and the park offices.
Big Marine Park Reserve Fishing Pier
A 100-foot, handicap accessible fishing pier is available Big Marine Park Reserve north of the swimming beach area. The facility is the only public fishing pier on the 1,800-acre Big Marine Lake and represents the best place to introduce children to the sport of fishing. Big Marine Lake is an excellent fishery with healthy populations of panfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, and walleye.
Fishing poles and tackle are available at the park’s contact station. Simply stop by the building, check out the fishing equipment and let the fun begin.
MN DNR Info Big Marine Lake
Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Fishing Pier
Cottage Grove Ravine Park Fishing Pier © Washington County Parks, Courtesy of Jim Levitt
The fishing pier at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park is on the east side of Ravine Lake near the picnic shelter and play area. The pier is also near the paved trail that runs through the center of the park. Parking, drinking water (summer), and restrooms are available nearby. Through the FIN Program, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources also stocks Ravine Lake.
MN DNR Info Ravine Lake
Lake Elmo Fishing Pier
MN DNR Info Lake Elmo
Point Douglas Park Fishing Pier
Point Douglas Park has a concrete fishing pier at the far east end of the park. It is located between the U.S. Highway 10 bridge (over the St. Croix River) and the park's picnic area. Parking, drinking water (summer), and restrooms are available nearby.
MN DNR Info Lake St Croix
Square Lake Park
Square Lake Park has a fishing pier that is on the east side of Square Lake near the picnic area and beach. Parking, drinking water, and restrooms are available nearby.
MN DNR Info Square Lake