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Golden Lake

Location: Circle Pines, Lake Drive and Golden Lake Road

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Yellow Perch, Bullhead

Size: 58 acres

Lake Map: PDF Map This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

Wheelchair access: Excellent

MTC bus: None nearby

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Excellent

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Swimming beach, basketball

Agency: City of Circle Pines, Parks and Recreation This link leads to an external site. (763) 784-5898

Fishing pier: Yes

Comments: Golden lake is a very nice fishing lake and provides angling opportunities for many kinds of game fish. The lake has an electric motor only ordinance, so you can comfortably use a canoe on it without worrying about boat traffic.  There is a canoe and carry-in access. 


2013 Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
Golden Black Crappie low 7.5 10.3
(Anoka) Bluegill high 6.2 8.0
  Hybrid Sunfish low 6.7 6.8
  Largemouth Bass low 8.7 9.7
  Northern Pike low 29.5 34.1
  Black Bullhead low 11.3 12.4

More information about Golden Lake

2003 Angler Survey Summary This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.