Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Lakes A-Z
Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Lakes and Reservoirs
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
|Bass Lake||Sipping coffee on the deck overlooking 220-acre Bass Lake is a gift, a chance to let the stress melt away. As the mist rises off the water, the loons ...|
|Chisago Lakes||About 130 years ago, the Chisago Lakes Chain of Lakes was undivided, linked together as one big lake. The Swedish settlers called the 5,400-acre body ...|
|Clearwater Lake||Just north of Minnesota's small city of Annandale is Clearwater Lake, a popular residential lake in an area with abundant bodies of water. Visitors and ...|
|Colby Lake||Situated just southeast of Minnesota's illustrious Twin Cities, the cozy Colby Lake is comprised of 67 acres in Washington County. It features an average ...|
|Granite Lake||Granite Lake is an awesome natural treasure situated on the western edge of Minnesota's Metro tourism region. Composed of 353 acres of surface area and ...|
Also known as: Minneapolis Chain of Lakes
Thousands of people come to Minneapolis' Chain of Lakes every year. The five beautiful lakes (Lake Harriet, Cedar Lake, Brownie Lake, Lake of the Isles ...
|Lake Elmo||Shining like a jewel in an oasis of green, Lake Elmo is located along the eastern city limits of St. Paul, Minnesota. This 281-acre lake has been offering ...|
|Lake Harriet||Part of the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes, Lake Harriet is located in the southwest part of Minneapolis. This 353-acre lake, which has a maximum depth of ...|
|Lake Minnetonka||Lake Minnetonka's 14,000 acres contain many bays and coves, resembling a collection of smaller lakes. "Minnetonka" comes from the Sioux language meaning ...|
|Lake Nokomis||Tucked away in the heart of Minneapolis, 204-acre Lake Nokomis is settled snugly between two conjoining rivers and a number of quiet neighborhoods. Located ...|
Also known as: West Lake Sylvia, East Lake Sylvia, Twin Lake, Greater Lake Sylvia
The kayaker slips into the water a paddles slowly out into West Lake Sylvia. It is barely light, and there is no one awake but the fishermen and loons. ...
Also known as: Clearwater Lake (historic)
Lake Waconia is one of the lesser-known large lakes in the Minneapolis Metro Region. At nearly 3100 acres, the lake offers plenty of play space for water ...
|Long Lake||Settled along the outskirts of Minneapolis resides quiet Long Lake. This natural lake offers a suburban setting for those not wishing to stray too far ...|
|Maple Lake, MN||The peaceful body of water known as Maple Lake is tucked into Minnesota's Metro tourism region, about 45 miles northwest of Minneapolis. The lake is situated ...|
|Medicine Lake||Medicine Lake, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metro Region, is an example of how a concerned community takes care of their natural resources. The 936-acre ...|
|Minneapolis Chain of Lakes||
Also known as: Lake Harriet, Lake Calhoun, Lake of the Isles, Cedar Lake, Brownie Lake
The Minneapolis Chain of Lakes is an urban recreation gem of five lakes: Lake Harriet, Lake Calhoun, Lake of the Isles, Cedar Lake, and Brownie Lake. ...
|Phalen Chain of Lakes||
Also known as: Lake Phalen, Round Lake, Lake Keeler, Lake Gervais, Spoon Lake, Kohlman Lake
Lake Phalen and the Phalen Chain of Lakes provide the City of St. Paul with a major source for water-based fun. The lakes officially included in the chain ...
Also known as: Lower Prior Lake, Upper Prior Lake
Thousands of years ago, when glaciers crept through the part of North America that is now Minnesota, they left behind a series of natural features that ...
|White Bear Lake||White Bear Lake is both a lake and a lakefront community in Ramsey County, Minnesota which attracts year round visitors from across the country. Just ...|