Agassa Lake


Agassa Lake is a small lake that is ideal for day trips or an overnight at the back country campsite. The lake contains walleye and perch.

Nearby lake includes Big Lake.

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At a Glance

Closest Towns: Ely, MN
Water: Boil or filter water.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Kawishiwi Ranger District, 218-365-7600

General Information


Agassa Lake is located 17 miles northwest of Ely on County road 116 /Echo Trail.

  • From Ely take Highway 169 east 1 mile to County road 88.

  • Turn left, go 2 miles to County Road 116 (Echo Trail).

  • Follow County Road 116 for 14 miles.

General Notes:

The 240 rod portage access to the lake limits the watercraft to canoes.


Agassa Lake parking will be to the East in the Angleworm parking area. The portage is across County Road 116 from the parking lot.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized