In the land of 10,000 lakes, where do you begin to find the best? After canoeing on them, swimming in them, hiking around them, and staying near them, of course! We’ve outlined the best of the best to give you some top spots to enjoy Minnesota’s famous waterways.
Home to 23,000 people, Prior Lake has a quaint downtown with inviting shops, lovely parks for all kinds of activities, a beautiful, sparkling lake and a family-oriented attitude.
When the sun is shining and my family finds that we have a few spare hours or a whole spare day with which to amuse ourselves, more often than not, we head to Lake Harriet.
As people get on Minnesota lakes, the Department of Natural Resources and others are asking to keep a close eye on zebra mussels. Now, there’s a new campaign in the Twin Cities that’s hoping to stop the spread.
It’s more work than rest at many central Minnesota lake homes and cabins, because unusually high water levels are submerging docks that were left out over winter.
Just the sound of the engine in Lake Zumbro is enough to excite Karen Weaver and her son, Aidan Windebank.
Looking to branch out and try some new water in your pursuit of the prized walleye? Here’s a list of 10 top Minnesota lakes, both large and small, which are known for prolific populations of walleye.
Twenty-one area lakes have received an “A” grade from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District.
Fish from nine of Minnesota’s 10 largest walleye indicate those lakes have very little or no contamination from perfluorochemicals, or PFCs.
Environmentalists fear a St. Cloud lawmaker’s proposals would weaken protection of Minnesota’s natural resources.
When Bruce Wahlstrom walked down the shoreline of Schmidt Lake in Plymouth, he wasn’t expecting such a deadly sight.
Road salt is a major tool for removing snow from roads, but it’s also a threat to lakes.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Great Lakes water levels will be mostly lower this boating season.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning anglers that the deadline to remove their ice houses from lakes in the southern two-thirds of the state is almost upon us.
A Minnesota House environment committee gets a presentation Wednesday on a long-range plan to ensure the Land of 10,000 Lakes has clean, abundant water for generations to come.