Ice is out on the White Iron Chain of Lakes
Ice out on White Iron happened on April 14, 2021 at 10:30 in the morning.This year it gradually disappeared. No ice pushed up on shorelines.The first canoers were observed paddling under the Silver Rapids bridge the same day, paddling hard against the current.The water is very high right now and the Kawishiwi Falls are roaring.Worth a trip to see all the water.
Volunteers reported the following ice out dates:
- Birch Lake Finn Bay - April 9
- White Iron Lake – April 14
- Garden Lake – April 13
- Farm Lake – April 13
Previous ice dates for White Iron are
2020 – April 30
2019 – April 28
2018 – May 7
2017 – April 14
2016 – April 20
2015 – April 17
2014 – May 12
2013 – May 14
2012 – March 25
2011 – April 29
The following link provides additional from the MN DNR web site that reports the earliest, latest, and median ice out dates that you may find interesting.www.dnr.state.mn.us/ice_out/index.html
Enjoy the White Iron Chain of Lakes and if you go boating, please be safe and wear your person flotation device.
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