Crane Lake

  

Crane Lake is a large body of water and is a popular area for fishing and boating. There are 3 backcountry campsites located on the lake. Crane Lake also connects to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness through Little Vermilion Lake and Voyageurs National Park through Sand Point Lake. 

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Orr, MN
Water: Boil or filter your water
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: LaCroix Ranger District, 218-666-0020

General Information

Directions:

 

Crane Lake is located 27 miles northeast of Orr, MN.

  • From Orr, take County Highway 23 to Buyck.

  • At Buyck, County 23 turns into County 24. Continue on 24 to the community of Crane Lake.

Parking:

Free overnight parking is available in the public boat launch located near Handberg's Marine. 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Water Activities

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Boating - Non-Motorized

Boating - Motorized



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