Swimming Beaches

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  1. Beach Info
  2. Beach Rules
  3. Group Swim Requests

Washington County Parks beaches are open May 26- Labor Day 2018*

Beach Hours: 9:00 am-8:00 pm 

Lifeguards
Lifeguards are on duty at Square Lake Beach and the Lake Elmo Swim Pond daily through Labor Day.  

*No lifeguards will be on duty at Big Marine beach beginning Sunday August 19th through Labor Day.  

*No lifeguards will be on duty at Point Douglas Beach beginning August 27 through Labor Day.

Big Marine Beach
On the gentle grade of Big Marine Lake, which makes this beach great for families.
Lake Elmo Swim Pond
A man-made two-acre swimming pond that is chlorinated and filtered.
Point Douglas Beach
510 feet of sandy beach and many scenic views of the St. Croix River.
Square Lake Beach
690 feet of sandy beach on the clearest and cleanest lake in the seven-county metro area.
St. Croix Bluffs Beach
A small beach on the waters of the beautiful St. Croix River.