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Wood Park Lake

Location: Burnsville, Wood Park, 143rd Street and Portland Avenue

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Yellow Perch, Bullhead

Wood Park Lake.

Depth: 14 feet

Size: 13 acres

Recent fish stocking

Lake Map: PDF Map  This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

Wheelchair access: Poor. It is distant from the parking area.

MTC bus: Route 465 Express

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: None

Parking: Good

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Basketball, shore fishing blocks, soccer, walking path

location map for Wood Park

Agency: City of Burnsville Parks Department This link leads to an external site. (952) 895-4515

Fishing pier: Yes

Comments: Wood Park is a quiet lake to fish in the City of Burnsville. The access to the lake is down the hill via an asphalt walking path. There is a fishing pier plus several locations that you can fish from shore. Bluegills are abundant and you should be able to catch them using a worm or even a piece of corn or bread. Channel Catfish yearlings (~8") were stocked for the first time in 2012. 



2012 Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
Wood Park Black Crappie low 6.0 6.6
(Dakota) Bluegill low 5.4 5.9
 06/10/2012 Hybrid Sunfish low 6.6 7.2
  Yellow Perch low 7.3 10.0
  Black Bullhead high 5.5 6.0
  Pumpkinseed Sunfish low 4.3 5.2

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