Gull Lake Recreation Area

Gull Lake Recreation area offers something for everyone with boating, hiking, fishing and swimming in Minnesota's famous Gull Lake, the largest of the 10 lakes on the Gull chain. Visitors will have the opportunity to see and hear an abundance of wildlife like bald eagles, deer, otters, and a variety of songbirds and the legendary call of the loon. Anglers will delight in the large population of fish including stocked walleye, northern pike, bass and a variety of panfish. Boaters can access crystal clear waters throughout the chain of lakes and enjoy the peaceful sunsets overlooking the woods.

Gull Lake is sure to pique the interest of archeology buffs as it is home to several Native American burial mounds dating back as early as 800 B.C. These mounds are believed to have originated from the Woodland American Indians and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The campground sits on the Gull River at the outlet of Gull Lake. The area was formed by a receding glacier that moved southward from Canada and carved the landscape. It is known for its well-spaced wooded sites, each with 50 or 30 amp electric hookups service, picnic tables and campfire rings. A boat ramp, beach and playground are also perks of the park.

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Latitude: 46.410913 Longitude: -94.354501 Elevation: 1215 ft
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Hours Open

Daily: 6 am - 10 pm

Seasons Open

May 1 - September 30

Accessibility Notes

Our park is ADA compliant and is accessible by all visitors.

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals welcome. Cats and dogs are allowed in the park on a 6-foot leash and the owner picks up after the pet.

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