Red River Valley Fishing Boat Access
Grand Forks, ND 58203
Anglers can access the Red River from locations on both sides of the riverbank. LaFave Park in East Grand Forks offers a public boat launching site and a large gravel parking lot, plus a handicapped accessible fishing dock. The park also has public bank fishing sites on the Red River and Red Lake River, although anglers are advised to use caution when walking along the broken concrete rip-rap that lines the shore. Public access to the Red Lake River is in Folson Park (Red Lake River Boat Ramp). On the Grand Forks side, there is the Whopper John Little Landing to the north and Lincoln Park Landing to the south. Some popular bank fishing areas are located in downtown Grand Forks on the bank north of the DeMers Avenue Bridge, downstream of Riverside Dam (east of State Mill Road) on Red Dot Place and along the river in Lincoln Drive Park.