Cross Lake/Snake River Association of Pine County


The Cross Lake/Snake River Association of Pine County is dedicated to the promotion and improvement of the understanding and comprehensive management of Cross Lake and its watershed.

The Cross Lake Association serves Cross Lake and the Snake River from the St. Croix River to the Kanabec County line.

Official email address for CLA :
Any comments are appreciated.

Read the latest CLA Crossings Newsletter:

November 2017 Crossings Newsletter

August 2017 Crossings Newsletter

June 2017 Crossings Newsletter


Snake River gage height in feet near Pine City, MN.

National Weather Service Gage Height for the Snake River

The Cross Lake Association is again offering Weed Rakes for sale.

Arrangements have been made directly with the manufacturer of this tool to help you reduce springtime Curleyleaf/Pondweed along your shoreline.


Cost is $99.00 .  Available via Email request at:

How to use the Weed Rake by Jerry Trent:

Weed Rake Usage

  Voyager statue in Pine City park

 “Voyageur” stands watch over the Snake River and Cross Lake.

Pine City’s 35 foot redwood voyageur statue, by renowned chainsaw sculptor Dennis Roghair, welcomes visitors to Riverside Park. Voyageur is dedicated to the history of the early settlers of the Pine County area.


12/11/17 Updated President’s Letter on PRESIDENT’S LETTER page.
12/9/17 Added hyperlink for November 2017 Crossings to Front Page
10/4/17 Updated general meeting and executive board meeting minutes.
8/21/2017 Published June 16, 1917 Executive Board minutes on ASSOCIATION MEETING AND MINUTES->EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING page
8/20/17 Updated FALL FEST DINNER DANCE page with details for 2017 event in September.
8/14/17 Updated WATER QUALITY page with Wenck Associates, Inc. report regarding their meeting with Pine County Planning and Zoning staff, representatives from the Pokegama, Cross, and Windemere Lake Associations and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MnDNR).
8/9/2017 Updated CALENDAR/EVENTS pages.

06/18/2017 Updated ABOUT US page re-titled LAKE INFO page and moved ‘Crest’

                      info to the bottom of the page
                      Updated FISHERIES page removed DAM MODIFICATION page
06/14/2017 Updated MEMBERSHIP MEETING page to include the 5/20/17 minutes.
05/30/2017 Updated CALENDAR/EVENTS page
05/29/2017 Renamed Meeting Agenda/Minutes tab to ‘Association Meeting and Minutes’
                     Eliminated Agenda of Meetings page
                     Eliminated Special Executive Comm Minutes 2014
05/21/2017 Eliminated Bylaws from About Us page
05/20/2017 General updates to the Home Page

05/15/2017 Added a hyperlink to the NEWSLETTER page to obtain the latest Crossings Newsletter publication
05/11/2017 Updated PRESIDENTS LETTER page
02/08/2017 Removed SCHOLARSHIP page – no longer applicable
02/07/2017 Updated the ABOUT US->LAKE INFO page to include dates 2010-2014
01/30/2017 Updated CALENDAR/EVENTS page
01/30/2017 Removed ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT page
01/30/2017 On APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP page, replaced old form with two links: One to call up the Membership Letter and one to call up the membership form to fill out (making it easy for prospective members to print the form and fill it out manually).