Lake County Minnesota has many places to picknick. Whether you want to be up north in Lake County or on the shore of Lake Superior you will find there is no such thing as a “bad view”. A few great places to have a picknick are in local parks or inland lakes. Most areas on the shore are perfect for a picknick. Some of these areas include Two Harbors Break Wall, Burlington Bay Beach, and Paul Van Hoven Park. There are other places around Lake County including Indian Lake and Knife River Marinna. Every place listed above offers picknick tables and or solid smooth areas where you could sit and eat a nice relaxing meal.
Two Harbors Break Wall (Agate Bay) – The view of Agate Bay is one of the most famous on the North Shore. Take a relaxing walk on the break wall and then sit down and have a good meal while watching a 1,000 ft. Oar boat roll in and out.
Address: 1 Lighthouse Point, Two Harbors, MN 55616
Burlington Bay Beach – Sometimes staring out into a vast amount of water is the most calming place to have a nice family picknick. Sit down and eat with the family while being just feet from Lake Superior.
Address: Burlington Road Two Harbors, MN 55616
Paul Van Hoven Park – Have you ever wanted to see the tug that built America. Well, this is your chance to overlook the historic Edna G. while you eat lunch. Take this chance to see a historic piece of equipment, pull up a picknick table, and let the kids loose. Enjoy this park and have a relaxing lunch.
Address: Paul Van Hoven Park, Two Harbors, MN 55616
Indian Lake – Indian Lake is an inland lake that allows visitors to camp. If you are looking for a day on the lake, with a low price of $14 per day, Indian Lake is a great place to stay and visit. Visitors are just a few feet from the water and allow you to fish and swim in the lake. For more information about Indian Lake visit their DNR webpage.
Address: Indian Lake Campground, Hwy 44, Brimson, MN 55602
Knife River Marina – This clean and up to date marina is a great place to watch boats go in and out. This is a great spot for a date with all the amenities to fit a family event. This area offers public bathrooms, fuel, and picknick tables. For more information about the Knife River Marina please visit their DNR webpage.
Address: 115 Marina Rd, Knife River, MN 55609
Black Beach Park – Black beach park is one of the most unique parks and beaches the North shore has to offer. Headed north from Silver Bay for about a mile you will run into Black beach park. This is a must-stop place whether you are there to picknick or just site see.
Address: Black Beach Park, Silver Bay, MN 55614