Star Island

Chippewa National Forest, Near Pike Bay, Minnesota

Star Island does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Located in the middle of Cass Lake, Star Island is one of the unique features of the Chippewa National Forest. Named for its star shape, "Star Island" is the largest of four islands in Cass Lake. Star Island has over eight miles of shoreline and encompasses 980 acres of both public land and private homes. Six miles of trails wind along the high banks and deep woods of the island, providing opportunities for hiking and nature study. Star Island Campground is located on the southwest shore of the island. Campers must provide their own water and pack out any refuse. Lake Windigo sits inside Star Island. Lake Windigo's special location earned it a notation with "Ripleys Believe It or Not".  |  Map

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