Myrtle Lake


Myrtle Lake is a small lake with 3 backcountry campsites. The 2 sites on the northwest shoreline are located on nice sandy beaches. 

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Orr, MN
Water: Boil or filter water.
Restroom: None available at boat landing.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: LaCroix Ranger District, 218-666-0020

General Information


Myrtle Lake is located 8 miles east of Orr, MN. 

  • From Orr, turn right on County Rd 23 for 8 miles. 
  • Turn left on Myrtle Lake Rd for 1/2 mile to boat launch.


Overnight parking allowed at trailhead.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

There are 3 backcountry campsites on Myrtle Lake.    

Please use facilities provided such as fire rings, tent pads, and latrines. Pack out garbage. 

Fees: None required.
Reservation info: First-come, first-served.


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Water Activities

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