Big Lake, MN Area Guide

Big Lake Map - Most Popular Area Restaurants, Attractions, & Businesses


As the northernmost terminus of the Northstar Commuter Rail line, Big Lake provides residents and visitors the best of big city access and Minnesota’s natural splendor.

Big Lake and Lake Mitchell are located within the city of Big Lake, which offers activities throughout the year. Warm weather beckons with water sports, fishing, and public swim beaches, as well as attracting softball teams from all over the state to Big Lake's annual summer festival, "Spud Fest."  Just a short trek northeast of town visitors can marvel at 5,000 year-old dunes while fishing and exploring the miles of scenic hiking, biking and horseback riding trails of Sand Dunes State Forest.



Nearby Crossings by GrandStay® Becker / Big Lake is the perfect base for your Big Lake trip.  This pet-friendly hotel offers a range of amenities and a variety of accommodations to suit all guests including spacious one-bedroom suites and studio suites with full kitchens. The hotel shuttle can be reserved for local trips to Big Lake or nearby Pebble Creek Golf Club for a challenging yet relaxing round of golf.  Call to take advantage of Crossings Becker / Big Lake’s group, AAA, or AARP rates.


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