Picket Lake, MN

US Forest Service

Picket Lake

Picket Lake is a remote, quiet lake with 3 backcountry campsites. 

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Picket Lake is located northwest of Orr, MN. 

  • 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, continue for 8 miles to Forest Rd 200.  
  • Turn right on Forest Rd 200, continue for 4 miles. 
  • Turn right on Forest Rd 477 for 1 1/2 miles to lake. 

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