Mill Creek MetroParks Lakes Open to Public Access

Mill Creek MetroParks is pleased to announce it will be opening Lakes Newport and Glacier for public use on March 1. The regular boating and fishing season for Mill Creek MetroParks runs March 1 to November 30.

Privately owned canoes, kayaks and boats are permitted on Lake Glacier and Lake Newport. Boat rentals will be available at both the Lake Glacier Boathouse and the Lake Newport Boathouse from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Fishing is permitted on Lake Glacier and Lake Newport, and in waters south of the Lake Newport and between Lake Glacier Dam and Lake Cohasset Dam. Fishing is also permitted at Yellow Creek Park. Fishing licenses are required to fish in Mill Creek MetroParks. For more details and rules and regulations pertaining to fishing and boating visit “Boating & Fishing” on the Mill Creek MetroParks website.

“We’re excited to have the lakes back open and to have another recreation opportunity for residents. I know many visitor missed using the lakes last year and we look forward to a safe and active year on the water,” stated Executive Director Aaron Young.