Golden Lake

Location: Circle Pines, Lake Drive and Golden Lake Road

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Yellow Perch, Bullhead

Size: 58 acres

Lake Map: PDF Map 

Wheelchair access: Excellent

MTC bus: None nearby

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Excellent

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Swimming beach, basketball

Agency: City of Circle Pines, Parks and Recreation (763) 784-5898

Fishing pier: Yes

Comments: Golden lake is a very nice fishing lake and provides angling opportunities for many kinds of game fish. The lake has an electric motor only ordinance, so you can comfortably use a canoe on it without worrying about boat traffic.  There is a canoe and carry-in access. 


2013 Lake Survey Results:

Location and DateSpeciesAbundanceAverage Length (in)Maximum Length (in)
GoldenBlack Crappielow7.510.3
 Hybrid Sunfishlow6.76.8
 Largemouth Basslow8.79.7
 Northern Pikelow29.534.1
 Black Bullheadlow11.312.4

More information about Golden Lake

2003 Angler Survey Summary