Big Sand Lake Association - Hubbard County, Park Rapids, MN - original logo design by Marcia Bergland

Big Sand Lake Association

committed to the preservation of Big Sand Lake

Big Sand Lake  •  Current News & Events

03/11/2024 - Ice Out 2024

Ice out is going to be happening soon! What date do you think the ice will be off the lake? For those of you into research, check out our previous ICE OUT DATES.

To participate in the fun, please send your guess to include both date and time to Don Kilander at The deadline we will accept for submission will be 72 hours prior to the actual ice out. Those who select the winning date and time will have the honor to be recognized both on the website and at the Annual Meeting. Good Luck to all!

03/11/2024 - Spring Newsletter

CLICK HERE to read our Spring Newsletter.

03/11/2024 - Upcoming Campaign for Membership and Charitable Lake Fund

Stay tuned for our upcoming Spring Membership and Charitable Lake Fund Campaign! We are excited to be able to continue our path in providing funding hours for inspections at the lake access in an effort to thwart AIS from entering our beloved Big Sand Lake.

03/11/2024 - Minnesota Lakes & Rivers Advocates

A research study published in 2020 has documented that young walleye growth is reduced in several northern Minnesota waters where invasive zebra mussels or spiny water (Bythotrephes) fleas are present. To read more about this, please see article in the Park Rapids Enterprise (a subscription may be required to read article in full).

03/11/2024 - Hubbard County COLA

Roll out the welcome mat for Big Sand Lake board member Steve Kimpton! He will act as our new representative with Hubbard County COLA. To read a recap of 2023 and get a preview of early 2024 plans for COLA CLICK HERE.

03/11/2024 - Make it a Date - Big Sand Lake Annual Meeting

Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:30 a.m. at Pine Cone Lodge

We hope to see you there at 10:30 a.m. for our meet, followed by our Annual Meeting with our special guest speaker, TJ Erickson from TJ’s Guide Service. A luncheon will follow for all residents and guests after the meeting.

Charitable Lake Fund

Learn More About the Big Sand Charitable Lake Fund

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