2019 News

2018 'Ice On' Date -11/28/2018

posted January 8, 2019

Lower Hay Lake was officially iced over on 11/18/2018.  Throughout the 54 years of reporting the ice on/off dates, 11/18 has been the ice on date two other times - 1976 and 1977.  Check out all ice on/off dates on our weather page!  


***Note - ice on the lake does not mean it is safe to walk, snowmobile, or drive on. We would like to remind you to use caution whenever venturing out onto the frozen lake.  Click here for additional ice safety information on the MN DNR website.


2019 Ice off date was officially declared by Ray Steffans as April 25, 2019!