Dakota County offers parking permits for waterfowl hunting access from Bud’s Landing in Spring Lake Park Reserve to the Spring Lake Islands Wildlife Management Area. Bud’s Landing is located on the Mississippi River and can be accessed from the far north end of Fischer Avenue in Nininger Township.
Bud's Landing is closed for the 2023 season.
$10 + tax per day, including sales tax. You must be 18 years old to purchase a parking permit.
From the east: Drive west from the Hastings city limits on Highway 55 for 3 miles, turn right on Pine Bend Trail for 1 mile, and then turn right again onto Fischer Avenue.
From the west: Drive east from Highway 52 turning onto Highway 55 for 3 miles, turn left on Fahey Ave. S for 0.7 miles, turn right on Pine Bend Trail for 0.5 miles
and then turn left onto Fischer Avenue.