Meander Lake


Meander Lake is a remote, clear lake with 2 backcountry campsites. The picnic area and barrier-free fishing pier are located on the southern shore of the lake.

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At a Glance

Closest Towns: Orr, MN
Water: None available.
Restroom: Outhouse (Vault style) at picnic site
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: LaCroix Ranger District, 218-666-0020 

General Information


Meander Lake is located on the Echo Trail, 32 miles northeast of Orr.

  • From Orr, take St. Louis County 23 to Buyck (16 miles). At Buyck, County 23 turns into County 24.

  • Continue on County 24 for 4 miles to the Echo Trail (County Road 116).

  • Turn right on County Road 116 for 20 miles to the entrance road on left. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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Water Activities

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Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized