Weather Forecast


Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas open May 1

Despite spring’s late arrival and snow on the ground, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District Headwater recreation areas will open for the camping season May 1.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headwaters include Cross Lake, Gull Lake, Leech Lake, Pokegama Lake, Sandy Lake and Lake Winnibigoshish.

Due to frost and heavy snow pack on campgrounds, some facilities and amenities may not be open. Also, the availability of potable water, shower buildings and flush facilities may vary depending upon each site conditions.

Contact project offices for site specific information of available facilities. Area campgrounds include Cross Lake, 651-290-5793; and Gull Lake, 651-290-5772.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889