Salo Lake


Salo Lake is a quiet lake with a picnic area, dock, and concrete boat landing. Some of the fish found in the lake include panfish, bass, walleye and northern pike. 

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At a Glance

Restrictions: No camping allowed in the picnic area.
Closest Towns: Hoyt Lakes, MN
Water: Boil or filter water.
Restroom: Outhouse (Vault style) at boat landing.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Laurentian Ranger District, 218-229-8800

General Information


Salo Lake is located 25 miles southeast of Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota.

  • From Hoyt Lakes take Highway 110 for 13 miles

  • Turn left (east) on County Highway 16 for 7.5 miles

  • Turn right (south) on Highway 44 for 4.5 miles.

  • Turn left onto Salo Lake Road/ Twp 6210. The picnic area and boat landing entrance is about 1 mile down this road. 

Recreation Map

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Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized