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Rat Root Lake


Rat Root Lake, Minnesota

Rat Root Lake real estate is regarded as a tight inventory market in Minnesota for lake homes and lake lots.

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  • 29Mi. of Shoreline
  • 8Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (All)
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
  • Counties: Koochiching County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Northern Pike, Walleye
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are not allowed.
  • Motorized boats are not allowed.
  • Houseboats are not allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- No motors
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(218) 283-4481
1400 MN-11, International Falls, MN 56649
International Falls, MN 56649
Falls International Airport
3214 2nd Ave E, International Falls, MN 56649
11 miles away
Littlefork Muni Airport - 13Y
4921 Fairwood Ave, Littlefork, MN 56653
27 miles away
    About Rat Root Lake
    Koochiching County, Minnesota

    Rat Rook Lake is a mid-sized lake in Rainy Lake, Minnesota roughly 155 miles south of Duluth. Residents on the lake enjoy quick access to help when they need it with the La Verendrye Riverside Health Care Hospital just 14.8 miles away. The Falls International Airport is just 11 miles away, giving residents a reliable option when it comes to travel.

    On the Water

    Rat Root Lake is 734 acres reaching depths of up to 8 feet with a 29.2-mile shoreline. Residents on the lake enjoy the relaxation and seclusion of the location. Homeowners often enjoy fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and just lounging on the water. Fishing is one of the more popular activities on the lake with the wide range of species that call Rat Root home. Anglers can be lucky to find walleye, smallmouth bass, black bullhead, black crappie, northern pike, yellow perch, white sucker, and shorthead redhorse.

    Visit International Falls

    Taking a shore drive northwest you can find the city of International Falls, this wonderful city is full of exciting opportunities to have fun and explore. In International Falls you can try tastes from around the world. From Chinese to Thai to Italian, you are sure to satisfy your appetite when dining in International Falls. Some local favorites include CanAsia Family Restaurant, Chocolate Moose Restaurant Co, Border Bar Pizza, and Me Kong Restaurant. You are sure to find your favorite store with all of International Falls’ shopping centers and plazas. Here there is a charming combination of local small businesses, boutiques, and essential national retailers. The Smokey Bear Park is the town’s central hub when it comes to festivals and concerts. This beautiful park makes a great place to make some close connections with the local residents of International Falls.

    Why Rat Root Lake?

    Rat Root Lake offers the perfect combination. You can enjoy all of the high-octane activities of large lake life, while still getting the relaxation and serenity of a secluded lake.