Water Activities

Choose from the following to find a site: Government Island Volunteer in Boat


Weather + High Water Levels: Use caution around piers/launches, shorelines, portages, and when involved in any water activity. Around the forest, there may be fallen trees, high waters, and other hazards. Crews are working hard to access all areas.


With so much water in and around the forest, there are ample opportunities to enjoy the lakes and rivers on the Hiawatha National Forest! Check us out for water activities!

Areas & Activities