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.

Invasive Aquatic Plant Management

Did you know?

With your consent, the Cross Lake / Snake River Association in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), can inspect and treat your shoreline for invasive aquatic species such as Eurasian Watermilfoil and Curly-Leaf Pond Weed.

Click here to learn more!

Read the latest CLA Crossings Newsletter:

2018 September Crossings Newsletter

2018 August Crossings Newsletter

2018 June Crossings Newsletter

2018 May Crossings Newsletter

2017 November Crossings Newsletter

2017 August 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.


9/05/18 Added September edition of “Crossings” Newsletter (SBB)
8/21/18 Added additonal boat parade pictures (SBB)
8/21/18 Added August Crossings Newsletter to Front Page (SBB)
8/21/18 Removed Starry Trek info from Front Page (SBB)
7/31/18 Replaced “consent to spray” form on Invasis Species Management page, with updated copye per Mary Reuters request (SBB)
7/23/18 Updated Fall Dinner / Dance Page with 2018 info (SBB)
7/16/18 Updated content on Front Page to include a prelude/link to Invasive Species Management (SBB)
7/16/18 Added new page under Water Quality -> Invasive Species Management (SBB)
7/16/18 Added Starry Night 2018 to Front Page (SBB)
6/19/18 Updated content of “Apply for Membership” page (SBB)
6/19/18 Created new page “Guest Speak Audio Recordings under “Association Meeting & Minutes” (SBB)
6/19/18 Updated content of “Annual Membership Meeting Minutes” page (SBB)
6/19/18 Updated content of “About Us” page (SBB)
6/19/18 Updated content for 2018 President’s Letter (SBB)
6/19/18 Added hyperlink for June 2018 Crossings to Front Page (SBB)
6/19/18 Updated content for 2018 info “Boat Parade” page (SBB)
6/19/18 Updated content for 2018 info “Calendar/Events” page (SBB)
5/3/18 Added hyperlink for May 2018 Crossings to Front Page