Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Big Pine Lake Roadside Parking Area

Mn Highway 18
Pine County

Big Pine Lake Roadside Parking Area consists of a partially paved parking area, a boat launch, and a dam on Pine River at the north end of Big Pine Lake. The site was built circa 1960.

It is not one of the more remarkable historic roadside structure sites.

1937 WPA dam

The bridge (8921) carrying Hwy 18 over the Pine River was built in 1956.¹

Parking area lake access sign

¹ Historic Roadside Development Structures on Minnesota Trunk Highways (1998)