Dower Lake Recreation Area
24615 Thunder Rd. Staples MN 56479
“Going Fishing” was chosen because of the fish you can catch from Minnesota’s longest fishing pier, measuring 612’!
Dower Lake Recreation Area (DLRA) is a 52-acre park. There is a softball complex, 9-hole disc golf course, basketball court, swimming beach, sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, picnic shelter, picnic areas, public lake access, and a 45 unit campground. Stay the season at one of the 14 seasonal sites, enjoy a weekend at one of the 20 electrical sites or return to nature at one of the 11 rustic sites. DLRA campground is equipped with a full-service bathhouse with hot showers and flushing toilets, RV dump station, potable water and free firewood.
Contact: 218-894-2553 for park information.
The barn quilt was painted by students in the Art II Design class at Staples Motley High School.