Big Marine Park Reserve

Forest Lake residents have access to a 2,270-acre lake chain in their backyard, but they are also positioned to take advantage of other nearby aquatic recreation destinations.

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Stay up late and learn some constellations at an outdoor, bedtime Starwatch Party Saturday night. From 9 to 11 p.m. on Aug. 3, at Big Marine Park Reserve, visitors will use large reflecting telescopes, including two 20-inch reflectors that are among the biggest mobile telescopes in Minnesota, to view natural wonders of the sky. Discover [...]

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Washington County will be reimbursed for funds used to purchase property added to the Big Marine Park Reserve. The Metropolitan Council will reimburse the county’s Land and Water Legacy Program for 75 percent of the cost to purchase the Knauff parcel in Scandia. The purchase was approved by the County Board May 15 for approximately [...]

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Washington County will purchase the Croone property on Margo Avenue to add to Big Marine Park Reserve in the northern portion of the county. The county board on Tuesday, July 10 approved the $465,000 purchase of the  2.5 acre parcel. The county began authorizing negotiations for acquisitions for the park in 1989. The acquisition of [...]

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Land known as the Knauff property will be added to the Big Marine Park Reserve in the northern portion of Washington County, after the county board agreed to the purchase on Tuesday, May 15. The purchase price for the 2.65 acres will be $430,000. The county will pay for the land from its Land and [...]

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