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Rest areas along US 2

Fisher's Landing

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Tourism information counter staffed by Explore Minnesota Tourism in agreement with the Crookston Chamber of Commerce (May through October only)
Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Pet exercise area
Picnic tables
Interpretive information
Located near prairie restoration project
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Facility

Highway: US 2
Milepost: 12
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 9.0 mi E of Grand Forks
County: Polk
Township/Range/Section: 150N 48W 6
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 2
Custodian Phone: 218-773-7893
Travel Information Staff Phone: 218-773-7879 

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Oak Lake

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Pet exercise area
Picnic shelter and tables
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Facility

Highway: US 2
Milepost: 59
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 1.0 mi E of Jct. TH-59
County: Polk
Township/Range/Section: 148N 42W 11
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 2
Custodian Phone: 218-687-5120 

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Lengby

Amenities

Rest area with separate mens and womens vault toilets
Picnic tables
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Facility

Highway: US 2
Milepost: 77
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 2.0 mi N of Lengby
County: Polk
Township/Range/Section: 147N 39W 28
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 2

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Cass Lake accessible restroom

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Tourism information counter staffed by City of Cass Lake
Pay phone
Drinking fountain
Pet exercise area
Picnic shelters and tables
DNR boat ramp
Interpretive information
TTY pay phones
Located on scenic highway scenic byway
Near Leech Lake Indian Reservation
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Facility

Highway: US 2
Milepost: 131
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: At Cass Lake
County: Cass
Township/Range/Section: 145N 31W 10
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 2
Custodian Phone: 218-339-5825 

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Floodwood

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Partnership with the City of Floodwood
Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Pet exercise area
Picnic tables
Interpretive information
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Facility

Highway: US 2
Milepost: 221
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: In Floodwood
County: Saint Louis
Township/Range/Section: 51N 20W 6
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 1
Floodwood City Administrator Phone: 218-476-2751

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Rest areas along US 53

Independence

Amenities

Rest area with separate mens and womens vault toilets
Sheltered picnic tables
Water hand pump
Canoe access
Interpretive information
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Facility

Highway: US 53
Milepost: 20
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: Jct. of TH-33 and US-53
County: Saint Louis
Township/Range/Section: 52N 17W 26
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 1

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Anchor Lake

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Pet exercise area
Picnic shelters and tables
Interpretive information
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Facility

Highway: US 53
Milepost: 50
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 9 mi S of Eveleth
County: Saint Louis
Township/Range/Section: 56N 17W 23
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 1
Custodian Phone: 218-744-7502
Travel Information Staff Phone: CLOSED

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Orr Welcome Center

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Tourism information counter staffed by Orr-Pelican Lake Association

Hours of operation: November 1 through April 30, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; May 1 through Labor Day, every day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Labor Day through October 31, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Picnic tables
Interpretive information
Bog walk
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Facility

Highway: US 53
Milepost: 109
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: In the City of Orr
County: Saint Louis
Township/Range/Section: 64N 20W 12
Owner: City of Orr
Operated by: City of Orr and MnDOT Maintenance District 1
Welcome Center Staff Phone: 877-254-4691 

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