Community Interest

Many residents find living in the country atmosphere of Big Lake Township inviting while having easy access to highways and shopping areas.  You’ll find affordable start-up housing, family neighborhoods, retirement homes, water front as well as luxury homes.  This growing community has agricultural roots with areas developing into light industrial, commercial, and retail.  Parks and recreation also play a vital role in making Big Lake Township a desirable place to live, work and play.

Central Mississippi River Regional Planning Partnership (CMRP) formerly the Highway 25 Coalition – click link below for more information

Water Quality
MS4 Stormwater Plan
MS4 Stormwater Plan (Addendum)

To access information regarding: septic systems, composting, water quality, water gardens and storm-water run-off
Please visit:

Storm Weather Information

For additional community information, click on a link below:

Bailey’s Cemetery

Big Lake Chamber
Big Lake Library
Big Lake Schools

West Sherburne Tribune Newspaper
Sherburne County Sheriff
City of Elk River
Oak Wilt Information
Sherburne County Waste Haulers & Recycling Contact Listing

City of Big Lake

Big Lake Community FoodShelf

Homeland Security and Emergency Management  A Division of the MN Department of Public Safety