La Salle Lake State Recreation Area

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism


Recreation Facilities


Summer

Picnic Area

Day use area

Located on the north end of LaSalle Lake. Includes: picnic shelter, vault toilets and nature play area with a gorgeous view of LaSalle Lake.

Picnic Shelter

Open shelter

Has electricity and countertop great for a buffet style setup. Picnic shelter is available for rent by calling Itasca State Park at 218-699-7251.

Playground

Nature play area

Located in the day use area, this nature play area has been uniquely constructed in the shape of Minnesota, made with all natural materials and is accessible.



Water Facilities

Water Source

LaSalle Lake

LaSalle Lake is the deepest inland lake in Minnesota reaching depths of 213 feet.

Fishing

LaSalle Lake

The lake supports walleye, northern pike, large mouth bass, black crappie and bluegill sunfish populations. Look for posted signs highlighting special fishing regulations.

Fishing Pier

LaSalle Lake

Located on one of Minnesota's most pristine lakes, LaSalle Lake supports walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, black crappie and bluegill sunfish populations. Look for posted signs highlighting special fishing regulations.

Swimming Beach

Natural swimming on LaSalle Lake as there is no specific swimming beach.

Boat Access

LaSalle Lake

Small boat access with limited parking.

Boating Restrictions

LaSalle Lake

Motor boats allowed with a 10 mph speed limit.

Canoe Access

LaSalle Creek

Canoe and kayak access point onto LaSalle Creek.