Lake Bemidji State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Recreation Facilities


Picnic Area

Adjacent to the lake and beach

The picnic area is shaded with a nice view of the lake. It includes picnic tables and fire rings.

Picnic Shelter

Enclosed Shelter

Located at the beach, the picnic shelter includes fireplace, tables and electric outlets. This facility may be reserved by calling the park office.



In Picnic Area

A regulation volleyball court is available at the picnic/beach area. Guests may borrow the volleyball at park office.

Canoe Access

Same as Boat Access

Golf Course

Within 10 Miles

One of the local golf courses is located just outside the park. Others are in and near the city of Bemidji. All are public courses.


Dining Hall

The Dining Hall and surrounding lawn area is a day-use facility and can accommodate up to 120 people. This facility may be reserved by calling the park office.


Warming House

Trail Center

The park's Visitor Center is the winter warming house with tables and flush toilets.


In winter, universal x-c skis, snowshoe rental available daily during regular office hours.

Water Facilities

Fishing Pier

Wheelchair accessible

Swimming Beach

Within the park

Canoe Access

At Boat Marina


Boat Marina/Fish Cleaning house

Concrete boat ramp along with 10 slips for guest use. Be aware that access to the launch ramp may be difficult for larger motor homes. There is a 7 ton limit on the bridge to access the boat launch ramp. For vehicles that exceed this weight there is a public access located 2 miles from the park. Fish cleaning house is adjacent to the marina.