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  • Football Lake is a lake in Cass County, Minnesota, United States. The name was collected by the United States Geological Survey between 1976 and 1980, and entered into the Geographic Names Information...
  • Lake Emily is a 235 Acre lake in Le Sueur County, Minnesota...
  • Dutch Lake is a lake located in the state of Minnesota. It was named for its early German population. It is a 159.50 acres (64.5474 ha) acre lake that is west-southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul in the ...
  • Devils Lake is a lake in the Otter Tail County in Minnesota. The lake occupies 314 acres (1.3 km2) in size. At its deepest point the lake is 67 feet (20 m) deep, however, most of the lake is 15 feet (...
  • Crystal Lake is a lake in Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota The lake is a primary source of recreation for the city of Burnsville and the surrounding area. Crystal Beach Park ,Crystal Lake West Par...
  • Chub Lake is a lake in Twin Lakes Township, Carlton County, Minnesota, United States. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), it has an area of 311 acres (1.26 km2) and a max...
  • Christmas Lake is a spring-fed lake covering approximately 265 acres (1.1 km2) in the western Minneapolis suburbs of Shorewood and Chanhassen.The lake is crossed by the border of Hennepin and Carver c...
  • Christina Lake is a lake situated in west-central Minnesota. It is primarily situated in Douglas County, with its western part extending into Grant County. The lake measures 3,978 acres (16.10 km2), w...
  • Bush Lake is located in the southwest corner of the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington, Minnesota near its border with Eden Prairie in Hennepin County. It has an area of 172.2 acres (69.7 ha) and a max...
  • Bennett Lake is a lake located in Roseville, Minnesota, a suburb of the Twin Cities....
  • Bear Island is an island in Bear Island Lake, which is about 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Ely in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The lake measures 2,351 acres (9.51 km2), or about 2 miles (3.2 km) by 4 ...
  • Baldwin Lake is a lake on the Mississippi River in Anoka County, Minnesota. ...
  • Lake Abita is a lake in West Cook, Minnesota, which, at an elevation of 2,048 feet (624 m) above sea level, is Minnesota's highest lake....
  • Saunders Lake is located in the United States state of Minnesota. It is a 70-acre (280,000 m2) lake that is west-southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul in the Minneapolis suburb of Minnetrista.The first Eu...
  • Red Lake is a lake in Beltrami County in northern Minnesota, USA. It is the largest natural freshwater lake in Minnesota, and the 16th largest lake in the United States. The lake is separated into two...
  • Portsmouth Mine Pit Lake, sometimes called the Portsmouth Pit, is the deepest lake in Minnesota at over 450 feet (137 m), according to the most recent Minnesota DNR data. The 120-acre (49 ha) artifici...
  • Adjoining the city of Ottertail, it is a part of the Otter Tail River chain of lakes. Upstream from the lake are Big Pine, Little Pine and Rush lakes, while downstream are East Lost, West Lost and Dee...
  • At 6,000 acres (24 km²), North Long Lake is one of the larger lakes in the Brainerd Lakes Area of the U.S. state of Minnesota....
  • Mille Lacs Lake (also called Lake Mille Lacs or Mille Lacs) is a lake in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is located in the counties of Mille Lacs, Aitkin and Crow Wing, roughly 100 miles north of the ...
  • Como Lake is a 68-acre (280,000 m2) lake up to 15.5 feet (4.7 m) deep in St. Paul, Minnesota. It, along with the neighboring Como Park, has been a recreation area for residents of the Twin Cities for ...
  • Woman Lake is a 5,516 acres (22.32 km2) lake in Cass County, Minnesota, United States.The lake has 3 public accesses. The lake is part of a 4 lake chain called the Woman Lake Chain. Other lakes in the...
  • White Bear Lake is a lake in northeastern Ramsey County and western Washington County in the U.S. state of Minnesota, northeast of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.The city of White Bear Lak...
  • The Turtle River begins at Lake Julia, 12 miles north of Bemidji and flows through the Turtle and Three Island Lakes into Turtle River Lake. The river flows out of Turtle River Lake to enter the Ch...

  • Ten Mile Lake is a lake located in north central Minnesota, United States. It is directly south of Walker and northwest of Hackensack. It is spring fed and one of the deepest natural lakes in Minnesot...
  • Star Lake is a lake located in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Star Lake Township, Minnesota is named after the lake because the township consists of nearly the entire lake. Public access to the lake is...
  • Covering over than 200 square miles, or 132,000 surface-acres, Lake Mille Lacs is 2nd largests of the 10,000 Minnesota lakes. While much of Lake Mille Lacs falls between the 20 to 38 foot depth-ran...

  • The Rice River Canoe Route begins at Clubhouse Lake. Take County 45 from Marcell and follow Clubhouse Campground signs to Clubhouse boat landing. This 19-mile canoe tour is a one or two day trip. S...

  • Sand Point Lake is a lake on the border of Minnesota and Ontario....
  • Saganaga Lake is a large lake on the Minnesota -Ontario international border. It is protected by the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the United States and by Quetico Provincial Park and La Ve...
  • Rush Lake is a lake located in Rush Lake Township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota....
  • Rainy Lake is a relatively large freshwater lake (345 square miles (890 km2) that straddles the border between the United States and Canada. The Rainy River issues from the west side of the lake and i...
  • Pelican Lake is a lake located about seven miles north of Pelican Rapids, in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. Pelican Lake is now a highly developed lake with its major uses being predomin...
  • Maple Lake is a lake in Douglas County located approximately 6 miles (10 km) south of Alexandria, Minnesota. There are many other lakes of the same name in Minnesota. The city of Forada is situated di...
  • Little Rock Lake is a reservoir in Benton County, Minnesota, United States. The lake was formed in 1911 by the impounding of the Mississippi River by the Sartell Dam 5 miles (8 km) downriver.The lake ...
  • Leech Lake is located in Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest. The lake covers 112,835 acres, has a maximum depth of 178 feet, and an average depth of 14 feet. Mild summer weather, sandy beac...

  • Lake Winnibigoshish is a body of water in north central Minnesota, in the Chippewa National Forest. Its name comes from the Ojibwe language Wiinibiigoozhish. The name is related in structure to Lake W...
  • Lake Traverse is the southernmost body of water in the Hudson Bay watershed of North America. It lies along the border between the U.S. states of Minnesota and South Dakota. A low continental divide s...
  • Lake Pepin is a naturally occurring lake, and the widest naturally occurring part of the Mississippi River, located approximately 60 miles downstream from Saint Paul, Minnesota. It is a widening of th...
  • Osakis is a large prairie lake, with a surface area of 6,270 acres (25.4 km2) and a maximum depth of 73 feet (22 m). Gamefish present in the lake include black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, nort...
  • Lake of the Woods is a lake occupying parts of the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba and the U.S. state of Minnesota. It separates a small land area of Minnesota from the rest of the United S...
  • Lake Minnetonka is a 14,528-acre (59 km2) lake in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Throughout its recorded history, the lake has been a resort destination. It is located west-southwest of Minneapolis-St. ...
  • The lake covers an area of 4,035 acres (16.33 km2), and reaches a maximum depth of 66 feet (20 m) in the northern portion of the lake. The lake is in the shape of the letter L. Whether this has anythi...
  • Lake Lida is a sandy lake located in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Lida Township, Minnesota is named after the lake and is centered directly over it. The lake is approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) long fr...
  • Lake Itasca is a small glacial lake, approximately 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) in area, in the Lake District of Northwestern Minnesota. The lake is located in southeastern Clearwater County within Itas...
  • The lake is roughly circular in shape with two marshes encircling Greenwald Island on the Southern shore; Lake George Regional Park covers much of the North shore. The park has picnic areas, a boat la...
  • Lake Bemidji is a small glacially-formed lake, approximately 11 mi² (28 km²) in area, in northern Minnesota in the United States. Located less than 50 mi (80 km) downstream from the source of the Mi...
  • Kabekona Lake is a clear lake in northern Minnesota, USA, located three miles south of Laporte in Hubbard County. Kabekona has a surface area of 2,252 acres (9 km2) and a maximum depth of 133 feet (41...
  • Grindstone Lake is a large freshwater lake located in east central Minnesota in Dell Grove Township, Pine County, Minnesota, approximately 6.5 miles (10.5 km) west of Sandstone, Minnesota. The lake is...
  • The Boy River canoe tour follows the lower part of the Boy River drainage which starts at Ten Mile Lake south of Walker and flows southeast and then north through Woman Lake. Here I Enters the Chip...

  • Deer Lake is located in Itasca County, Minnesota about 12 miles (19 km) north of Grand Rapids and about 8 miles (13 km) NE of Deer River. The lake covers 4,156 acres (17 km2) and is roughly 5 miles (8...
  • Crow Lake is a lake in Cook County, Minnesota. Crow Lake lies at an elevation of 1850 feet (564 m)....
  • Cass Lake is a glacially-formed lake in north central Minnesota in the United States. It is approximately 10 mi (16 km) long and 7 mi (11 km) wide, located in Cass and Beltrami counties, within the Ch...
  • Burntside Lake's more than 100 islands include Beach; Bear; Berry; Blueberry; Brownell; Burnt; Burntside Islands (Snellman and Pine), which are SNAs (Scientific and Natural Areas, gifted by the Nature...
  • Big Stone Lake is a long, narrow freshwater lake and reservoir forming the border between western Minnesota and northeastern South Dakota in the USA. The lake covers 12,610 acres (51 km²) of surface ...
  • Big Sandy Lake is a lake in Aitkin County, Minnesota, approximately nine miles north of McGregor. The lake is considered fertile walleye ground with several habitat types, including the open main basi...
  • Big Lake is a city in Sherburne County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 10,060 at the 2010 census.U.S. Route 10 and Minnesota State Highway 25 are two of the main arterial routes in the c...
  • Big Birch Lake is a 2,108-acre (9 km2) lake near the towns of Grey Eagle, Minnesota and St. Rosa, Minnesota. It has a max depth of 81 feet (25 m). It is popular for watersports and fishing....
  • Bay Lake is a body of water located in the Brainerd Lakes region of Minnesota. The lake has a surface area of 2,319.84 acres (9 km2) and approximately 19 miles (31 km) of shoreline. The maximum depth ...
  • Wood Lake is a foul scented lake near the town of Wood Lake, Minnesota in Yellow Medicine County....
  • Wirth Lake is in Theodore Wirth Park, a large park managed by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, but actually in Golden Valley, a neighboring suburb....
  • Lake Windigo is a small lake on Star Island in northern Minnesota, United States. The lake covers a total of 199 acres (80 hectare) and reaches a maximum depth of 15 feet (4.6 m). The littoral zone is...
  • Whale Lake is a lake in Cook County in what is known as the Arrowhead Region of northern Minnesota. It is within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of the Superior National Forest, at the base ...
  • West Bearskin Lake is an oligotrophic glacial lake near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) in Minnesota, United States. West Bearskin Lake is a source of control sediment for US federal sediment...

  • Bad Medicine Lake is a spring-fed lake located in Forest Township in Becker County, Minnesota. It got its name from the fact that early Native Americans in the area thought that a lake with neither in...
  • Tin Can Mike Lake (also, Mike Lake and Murphy Lake) is a lake in Lake County, Minnesota. Tin Can Mike Lake lies at an elevation of 1306 feet (398 m)....
  • Silver Lake is a small freshwater prairie lake in Northwestern Minnesota. It is located three miles (5 km) south of the town of Hawley.The lake has one public access located off County Road 12 which i...
  • Lake Superior (French: Lac Supérieur) is the largest of the five traditionally-demarcated Great Lakes of North America. It is bounded to the north by the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. sta...
  • Spellman Lake is the name for two small lakes (North and South Spellman Lake), located 8 miles south of Clarkfield in Normania Township of Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. The lakes and much of the ...
  • Lake Shetek is the largest lake in Murray County, Minnesota, located a few miles north-northwest of Currie. Shetek means 'pelican'....
  • Sawbill Lake is a lake in Cook County, Minnesota. It is a popular entry point (number 38) to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the Superior National Forest. Sawbill is a nickname of a Commo...
  • Round Lake is a lake in the city of Eden Prairie, Hennepin County, Minnesota. There is a park called Round Lake Park near the lake that holds various gatherings such as a Fourth of July Celebration an...
  • Rock Lake is a lake located in Cass County, Minnesota. The lake has an area of 240 acres (0.97 km2) and a water clarity of 3.5 ft (1.1 m) with a maximum depth of 22 feet (6.7 m).Rock Lake has a smalle...
  • Ponto Lake is a 347-acre (1.4 km²) lake located 2 miles (3.2 km) north and 8 miles (13 km) east of Backus, Minnesota.A public access is located on the southeast shore just north of State Highway 84. ...
  • Lake Phalen is an urban lake located in Saint Paul, Minnesota and in its suburb of Maplewood. It is one of the largest lakes in Saint Paul and is the centerpiece of the Phalen Regional Park System. Th...
  • Lake Ore-be-gone is a 140-acre (0.57 km2) artificial lake, formed by the flooding of three open-pit iron ore mines, within the city limits of Gilbert, Minnesota, USA.Since the flooding of the mining p...
  • Okamanpeedan Lake, partially located in Martin County, Minnesota, and Emmet County, Iowa, is also known as Tuttle Lake. Okamanpeedan Lake is a roughly 2,300-acre (9.3 km²) riverine lake located on th...
  • Lake Okabena is a small lake located in Nobles County in southwestern Minnesota. It was first noted on a map made by French explorer Joseph Nicollet in 1841, based upon his explorations of the 1830s. ...
  • Murphy Lake is a lake in St. Louis County, Minnesota, near Central Lakes, Minnesota, United States. Murphy Lake lies at an elevation of 1348 feet (411 m)....
  • Lost Lake is located entirely within the city limits of Mound, Minnesota. It is part of Lake Minnetonka and considered by some to be important to Mound's re-development plans with the hope being that ...
  • Long Lost Lake is located in Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States. The closed-basin lake's waterlevel rose from 489 m in 1991 to 491 m in 2001....
  • Lake Langdon in Mound, Minnesota, has an area of 144 acres (0.6 km2). Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) charts show its maximum depth of 38 feet (12 m), though it would be classified as a shal...
  • Lake Ocheda is a lake located in Nobles County, three miles south of Worthington, Minnesota. The lake is a long, narrow, body of water that extends east to west for approximately 5½ miles. The width ...
  • Lake Kohlmeier is a large artificial pond in Owatonna, Minnesota. It was created in an abandoned gravel quarry using the natural flooding of springwater after the city caked the bottom with clay. The ...
  • Lake Jefferson is a lake in Le Sueur County, Minnesota, United States. The lake covers an area of 1,141 acres (4.62 km2) and is 37 feet (11 m) deep at its deepest point. Fish species enzootic to Lake ...
  • Indian Lake is a small lake located in Indian Lake Township, Nobles County. The lake is an oblong body of water that extends north-to-south for approximately 3/4 mile. The width is approximately 1/2 m...
  • The Hustler River is a river of Minnesota. Hustler Lake is a small body of water on the river and is one terminus of the Sioux–Hustler Trail....
  • Heart Lake is located in northwestern Minnesota, several miles west of Lake Itasca, which is believed to be the headwaters of the Mississippi River.Heart Lake comprises about 206 acres (83 hectares), ...
  • Lake Hazeltine is located in Chaska, Minnesota, along the fairways of Hazeltine National Golf Club.The golf club, adjacent to the lake, settled on the name 'Hazeltine' when it opened in 1962....
  • The Graham Lakes are a pair of lakes located in the northeastern corner of Nobles County, Minnesota. The lakes are known as West Graham Lake and East Graham Lake. West Graham Lake is an oval shaped bo...