Continent
North America
Country
Minnesota (USA)
Next Big City
Minneapolis
Next Town
Brainerd, Garrison, Malmo
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Ships, Bridge
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The shallow sandy bottom extends for 100s of yards out into the lake. Flat to choppy, nice waves can form on stronger southerlies.

Beach

Type:
Grass
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Trees, Bystanders
Beach Users:
July, August

Malmo Memorial Park, just south of the town, provides a huge grassy rigging area out of the wind, shade and easy water access.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Typical Minnesota climate: if you know Minnesota you know the weather at Reddy. Summer is warm and sometimes a little humid. Spring and fall can be chilly, bring your neoprene. Winter: dress warm for some serious snow kiting.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
S, SSW, SW
Main Direction:
No information

Works well for South and Southwest winds. Southerlies are nice and clean.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From the twin cities (Saint Paul/Minneapolis) take Hwy 169 North. Shortly before you hit the lake turn right onto Hwy 27 East. Then turn left onto 47 North which becomes 18 as well. Turn left into Malmo Memorial Park, just south of Malmo.

Extra information

Rules
None

Kite at your own risk but please respect the local swimmers, boaters, etc.

Nightlife

Excellent nightlife 20 minutes away in Garrison. 30 minutes away in Brainerd.

Continent
North America
Country
Minnesota (USA)
Next Big City
Minneapolis
Next Town
Brainerd, Garrison, Malmo
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Ships, Bridge
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The shallow sandy bottom extends for 100s of yards out into the lake. Flat to choppy, nice waves can form on stronger southerlies.

Beach

Type:
Grass
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Trees, Bystanders
Beach Users:
July, August

Malmo Memorial Park, just south of the town, provides a huge grassy rigging area out of the wind, shade and easy water access.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Typical Minnesota climate: if you know Minnesota you know the weather at Reddy. Summer is warm and sometimes a little humid. Spring and fall can be chilly, bring your neoprene. Winter: dress warm for some serious snow kiting.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
S, SSW, SW
Main Direction:
No information

Works well for South and Southwest winds. Southerlies are nice and clean.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From the twin cities (Saint Paul/Minneapolis) take Hwy 169 North. Shortly before you hit the lake turn right onto Hwy 27 East. Then turn left onto 47 North which becomes 18 as well. Turn left into Malmo Memorial Park, just south of Malmo.

Extra information

Rules
None

Kite at your own risk but please respect the local swimmers, boaters, etc.

Nightlife

Excellent nightlife 20 minutes away in Garrison. 30 minutes away in Brainerd.