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City of Mountain Lake Burn Site

The city’s burn-site is open for the season in 2023. However, the burn-site may be closed without warning due to weather conditions or improper materials being left on the site.

ALLOWED MATERIALS (must originate from within city limits)

  • Trees
  • Tree branches
  • Brush
  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves


  • Dimensional lumber
  • Old windows
  • Old lumber
  • Roof materials
  • Plastics of any kind
  • Masonry or concrete products
  • Metals
  • Any types of pressed wood
  • Garbage and trash bags
  • Recycling products

The burn-site is regulated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and if continuous violations occur from abusers, the city could lose its burn license and the site could be closed permanently.

The burn-site is located at the corner of 360th Street and 575th Ave. From city limits, take 11th Street North northward and the street will turn to gravel which begins 575th Ave.