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

Water

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

The water is nice and shallow with nice sandy walking. Usually 2-4 ft waves, sometimes choppy. Clean water. Shallow for about 300 yards. Plenty of room for even onshore winds. Frozen in winter, excellent for snowkiting.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
July, August

Long, but narrow sandy beach with enough room to rig many kites in the summer time.

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
Main Direction:
No information

Wind can be nice and lofty in the summer on southerlies. Fall, spring and winter are awesome here too! Many times the wind is stronger here, more than Malmo or sites to the west.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From the twin cities (Saint Paul/Minneapolis) take Hwy 169 North to 4 miles North of Garrison and turn East on Hwy 18 and go 11 miles and if it is windy you will see kites. There is a small paved lot just off the road and then a sandy road that reaches back quite a ways along the shore.

Extra information

Rules
None

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

Nightlife

Excellent nightlife 15 minutes away in Garrison, MN. 25 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:
Shop, Toilet, Parking

Water

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

The water is nice and shallow with nice sandy walking. Usually 2-4 ft waves, sometimes choppy. Clean water. Shallow for about 300 yards. Plenty of room for even onshore winds. Frozen in winter, excellent for snowkiting.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
July, August

Long, but narrow sandy beach with enough room to rig many kites in the summer time.

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
Main Direction:
No information

Wind can be nice and lofty in the summer on southerlies. Fall, spring and winter are awesome here too! Many times the wind is stronger here, more than Malmo or sites to the west.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From the twin cities (Saint Paul/Minneapolis) take Hwy 169 North to 4 miles North of Garrison and turn East on Hwy 18 and go 11 miles and if it is windy you will see kites. There is a small paved lot just off the road and then a sandy road that reaches back quite a ways along the shore.

Extra information

Rules
None

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

Nightlife

Excellent nightlife 15 minutes away in Garrison, MN. 25 minutes away in Brainerd.