Friends of Bertram Lakes

Friends of Bertram Lakes

Bertram Lakes park pinpointed on MinnesotaMission

Provide grassroots support for efforts to conserve the Bertram Chain of Lakes as a regional park and recreational area for the public to enjoy, and as an irreplaceable natural and community resource for current and future generations.

Friends Since


Recent Activities

  • Hosted the Bertram Blast Triathlon
  • Co-hosted a 3-run race series
  • Launched a membership program in 2017
7 people with safety vests
Friends organize and volunteer for clean-up events.
Dock and lake
The clear lakes are a star attraction in the park.
Two men planting trees in field
Friends assist in planting native plants in the park.
Group of people on Stand-Up Paddleboards in lake
Paddling is a popular activity in the park.
Mountain bike resting on tree
The park has about 10 miles of single-track mountain bike trails.
lake with lilypads
One of the lakes within the park.

More about these Friends

May 31, 2017

Otter Creek – The Life Line of the Park

Otter Creek begins in the southwest swamp area of Birch Lake. There may be other minor sources but it is hard to tell. It ...
otter creek
June 4, 2014

Our park continues to grow

A $3.8 million, 164-acre acquisition successfully closed on June 5, 2014, bringing the park total to 721 acres. The ...
trees and lake