August Lake


August Lake is a secluded lake with 2 backcountry campsites.  The one campsite can be accessed by vehcile and the other is water accessed only. This lake has good walleye and northern pike fishing.


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


August Lake is located south of Ely about four miles off Hwy. 1 on FR 377 and FR 388.

General Notes:

Access road is gravel. 

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Water Activities

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Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized