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Minnewaska Lake

Starbuck, MN, Minneapolis, MN 56381
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Folks, this lake is not in Minneapolis

This lake is lovely, but I think everyone should know that though it appears on the list of things... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Danielle S
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Beautifully stunning.

We walked around the lake in the freezing cold! The main 'red route' lake walk is around 2 miles... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2016
HGBPink
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Bronxville, New York
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Rimmed by hills and trees, this 7,200-acre lake was carved from prehistoric glaciers as they moved through this part of west central Minnesota.
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23 Mar 2016
“Folks, this lake is not in Minneapolis”
11 Feb 2016
“Beautifully stunning.”
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Starbuck, MN, Minneapolis, MN 56381
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This lake is lovely, but I think everyone should know that though it appears on the list of things to do in Minneapolis, this lake is not, in fact, anywhere close to Minneapolis. It is Northwest of St. Cloud. That is far, people. That is...More

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We walked around the lake in the freezing cold! The main 'red route' lake walk is around 2 miles long and well worth the trip. My 8 year old Yorkie loved it!

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Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

At over 125 miles from Mpls, I wouldn't say this was a thing to do in Mpls. It is a nice lake, people are nice, etc. just that it is not in Minneapolis. Couldn't believe it.

1  Thank Fanoftravel123
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Had fun boating tubing and fishing. Lake was clean. Hiked around the lake was there with family and learning i had a past relative that lived in a lake house on the lake and thought that was cool.

Thank awils58
Reviewed 12 August 2011

I went hiking here with two of my friends. It was about an hour drive from Middletown, where we were staying, and it was worth the hour there and back. Beautiful scenery, the lake was clean and cool. We ended up doing a 5 hour...More

1  Thank BettyBoop81791
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Reviewed 26 February 2002

If you're looking for a place to just lay in the sun and enjoy some fresh water for swimming, boating, etc., consider Lake Minnewaska. Situated about 2 1/2 hours west of Minneapolis on the shores of Glenwood, Lake Minnewaska is centrally located in Minnesota. The...More

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