McDonough Lake

Location: Apple Valley, Lebanon Hills Regional Park, County Road 32 and Hay Lake Road North

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Bullhead

McDonough Lake

Depth: 8 feet

Size: 17 acres

Recent fish stocking

Wheelchair access: Good

MTC bus:

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Excellent

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Camping, fire ring, hiking trails, loaner fishing poles, swimming beach

Agency: Dakota County Parks (651) 688-1376

Fishing pier: Yes

Comments: The Lebanon Hills Visitor Center is located between McDonough and Schultz Lake.  Ample parking is available at this location and it is a short walk to the fishing pier at McDonough. Dakota County Parks has installed a new fishing pier as well as winter aeration to keep fish alive through the winter. This will allow a more stable fish population and will make it possible to stock predator species such as Largemouth Bass or Northern Pike into this lake.



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