Fishing

Fishing Piers in Washington County Parks

Free fishing pole rental is available through The MN DNR MN DNR FIN Program at select locations.

Big Marine Fishing Pier

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. FIN fishing equipment is also available at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park. The contact station also sells bait and fishing licenses.

MN DNR Info Big Marine Lake
Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Fishing Pier

Cottage Grove Ravine Fishing Pier © Jim Levitt (300px).jpg













Cottage Grove Ravine Park Fishing Pier © Washington County Parks, Courtesy of Jim Levitt

Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park has a fishing pier that was installed in 2006. The pier 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.

MN DNR Info Ravine Lake
Lake Elmo Fishing Pier


Lake Elmo Fishing Pier












Lake Elmo Park Reserve has a fishing pier on the southwest side of Lake Elmo. The pier is along the paved trail that runs near the lake between the campground and boat launch. Accessible parking is available nearby, while drinking water and restrooms are available at the play area just a short distance away.

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

St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park Fishing Pier

St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park has a fishing pier that was installed in 2006. The pier is in the harbor, on the west side of the St. Croix River (Lake St. Croix). The pier is near the park's boat launch. Parking and portable restrooms are available nearby.

MN DNR Info St Croix Bluffs Regional Park
Square Lake Fishing Pier

Square Lake Park
Fishing Pier



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