Long Lake & Aitkin County Community

Long Lake is Aitkin County owned and operated and managed by the Aitkin County Land Department. As an enterprise with in the Aitkin County Land Department, we are surrounded with resources and provide resources back to our community. Long Lake Conservation Center is open to the public with miles of hiking trails, groomed cross country ski trails, bog board walks, and multiple ecosystems to explore. Plus, we host monthly workshops for our community to connect with nature and discover new skills and knowledge. Located in the heart of Aitkin County between McGregor and Aitkin,  McGrath and Jacobsen; Long Lake is truly a place to recreate, explore, continuously learn, and appreciate nature. 

Public Hours

Friday: 12pm-dusk

Saturday: dawn-dusk

Sunday: dawn-dusk

Or by appointment:


Maps & Recreation

From Aitkin County Land Department (Long Lake Land Managers)

Find here.


Trail Conditions

From Aitkin County Land Department (Long Lake Land Managers)

Find here.


Community Workshops



Here at Long Lake we encourage discovery for every age, audience and learner. To continually connect our local community with the natural world, we offer Community Workshops. These nature centered classes focus on new nature knowledge,  nature based skills, or art in nature. 

Each Community Workshop is facilitated by a local community member sharing their passion and expertise. Workshops are typically once a month, on the weekend, and have a fee for materials. 

Registration is required to attend workshops. Find our upcoming 2019 workshops below and keep scrolling to register!

Lifelong learning happens here!

All 2019 Community


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Email: info@longlakecc.org  |  Phone: 218.768.4653  |  Address: 28952 438th Lane, Palisade, MN 56469  | 

Copyright Long Lake Conservation Center 2018