In addition to the public launching sites
listed below, many of the resorts also have
ramps and allow non-guests use. A
fee is usually charged.
Type I: On the west side of the lake, at
the entrance to Kabekona Bay; from Highway
371, turn east on the marked access road
just north of the bridge. Two concrete
ramps, loading pier and large gravel parking
area are provided. A picnic area and
restrooms are also available.
Type I (Walker City Park Public Access):
On the southwest side of the lake in Walker
Bay; from Highway 371, take the well0-marked
access road into Walker City Park.
Two concrete ramps, three loading piers
and a parking area are available.
this quality facility also offers temporary
mooring, beach, picnic area, playground
Type I (Wayside Rest Area): On the southside
of the lake, between Shingobee and Pumphouse
bays; this facility is located at the Wayside
Rest Area about 3 miles south of Walker
just off Highway 371. There is a paved
ramp with limited parking, restrooms and
a picnic area.
Type I (Stony Point National Forest Campground):
One the westside of Stony Point; from Highway
200 take Cass County Road 13 north for 4.2
miles to Forest Road 3797. Turn right
on Forest Road 3797 and continue 3.2 miles
to the campground. There is a concrete
ramp, loading pier and paved parking
area for about 12 rigs. Restrooms
and a picnic area are also available.
Type I: On the southside of the main basin,
adjacent to Highway 200 and immediately
east of the town of Whipholt. A concrete
slab landing and roadside parking are provided.
This facility is best suited for small boats.
Type I: In the southeast corner of the
lake, near the town of Brevik; from Highway
200, take Cass County Road 39 north for
2.2 miles to Boy Lake Township Road 5.
Turn left on Boy Lake Township Road 5 (at
the Leech Lake Public Access sign) and proceed
about 1/2 mile to the landing. There
is a shallow sand/gravel landing with limited
Type I (Sugar Point Public Access): On the
east side of the lake, near the mouth of
Boy Bay; from Cass County Road 8, proceed
west on Cass County Road 73 for 6.3 miles
to Cass County Road 136. Turn south
(left) on County Road 136 and continue a
short distance to the end of the road. A
two-lane concrete ramp and loading pier
are located in a small, sheltered lagoon.
There is a large gravel parking area and
Shore Fishing Site: On the Leech Lake River
below the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dam;
this barrier-free facility is immediately
west of Cass County Road 8 in the town of
Federal Dam. In addition to the ample
shore fishing area, picnic tables, parking
area, restrooms and a fish-cleaning house
are also furnished.
Type 1 (Leech Lake Dam and Recreation Area):
On the northeast side of the lake in Leech
River Bay; from Cass County Road 8, take
the marked entrance road (the first road
south of the dam) a short distance to this
federal site. A triple wide concrete
ramp with barrier-free loading docks is
provided. A large paved parking lot
and an additional gravel parking area are
available. Temporary mooring, phone,
restrooms, picnic area and campground are
& Fishing Rules and Regulations
mark safe navigation channels and hazards
throughout Leech Lake. Because of
the narrow boating channel through Leech
River Bay, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
has enacted the following special boating
Boaters shall close their throttles and
proceed at no-wake speed whenever meeting
another boat in the channel.
Fishing is not permitted in the river channel
at any time.
Boaters shall not pass on curves at any
A slower boat may only be passed if it pulls
over and signals the faster boat to pass.
for Walker Bay, the main lake basin west
of Walker Narrows is fairly shallow and
can become rough without much warning.
Anglers are advised to pay close attention
to changing weather and wind conditions.
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