Clear Lake

Clear Lake is a small lake with a carry-down access off the county road. It is suitable for canoes and small boats. The lake contains crappies, northern pike and bass. Nearby lakes include: Dark Lake, Knuckey Lake, and Camp Four Lake

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At a Glance

Closest Towns: Buhl, MN
Water: Boil or filter water.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Laurentian Ranger District Email | Call | Address | Webpage

General Information


Clear Lake is located 10 miles north of Buhl, MN.

  • Take Highway 25 north of Buhl for 10 1/2 miles.

  • Turn right on County Road 461 for 1/4 mile. Clear Lake is on your right.


Park alongside Country Road 461. Pull off as far as possible to avoid obstructing traffic. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

Permit: See current Minnesota Department of Natural Resources rules and regulations.  

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

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Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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