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Lake Kohlmier

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Fun and relaxing place to visit.

This lake is a reclaimed gravel pit. I hear the fishing can decent. I just like to hangout here... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Dave K
via mobile
Sweet fun spot not far from Minneapolis

I am in a touring band so this was an awesome little stop off to chill and swim for the afternoon... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
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Owatonna lake complete with a swimming beach.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
7 Oct 2016
“Fun and relaxing place to visit.”
6 Aug 2016
“Sweet fun spot not far from Minneapolis”
Owatonna, MN
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This lake is a reclaimed gravel pit. I hear the fishing can decent. I just like to hangout here the my 5 year old grandson throwing rocks.

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I am in a touring band so this was an awesome little stop off to chill and swim for the afternoon. Really nice little beach and lake. Weather was great. There were a few kids swimming but all in all it was very quiet and...More

Thank robkolar
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great little lake attached to a good walking path, You can take a kid to fish, walk the dog , there is even a swimming beach as well. Facilities are available , and plenty of shade trees / picnic tables for picnics. If you go...More

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This park offers canoeing, fishing, ice fishing, swimming, play ground, walking trails, and picnic grounds. Great place to bring the family for a fun day.

Thank ekhomme
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Our 7 year old really enjoyed fresh water fishing for the first time off of the dock here. He caught a bunch of sunnys and had a great time. It's not a great big lake, nor one I'd swim in now that I'm an adult,...More

Thank A_Miracle_Day
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

My family had our reunion here. The grounds are clean, over all. There are decent picnic tables but there are only a couple of grills so bring your own, if you can. There is a beach to swim but there is no lifeguard on duty....More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We went once end of season last year and once this year so far and we just LOVE it!! It is by FAR the cleanest 'lake' I've ever seen. You can see to the bottom. Beautiful big beach, Huge swimming area, nice soft sand bottom,...More

1  Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 28 December 2012

I take my dogs to Kohlmier to walk. It's barely used Fall, Winter, and Spring during the week. Its also connected to a bike/walking trail, including one that goes 3/4 of the way around the lake. Nice beach, but I wouldn't swim passed June. Gets...More

Thank luciearl
Reviewed 17 July 2012

This year is way better than last year! Last year (2011) there were lifegaurds who wouldn't let us do anything and there was goose poop EVERYWHERE. But this year we were pleasantly surprised to find NO life guards and NO goose poop. Yay! We swam...More

Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Owatonna is the only city in Minnesota that doesn't have a lake, or so we told by our realtor, a native. This "lake" is a joke. It is more of a pond. One side is the "beach" where kids can't run around or splash or...More

Thank TravelinSoul
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