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Address: 8001 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone Number: 800-642-5363
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Description: Fifteen-mile long lake whose surrounding area is connected to various...
Fifteen-mile long lake whose surrounding area is connected to various restaurants and accommodations.
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beautiful place

this lake as well as the surrounding area is a beautiful place to visit, the water is clean and clear. we have visited this area twice now and enjoyed it both times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Winnipeg
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100 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

this lake as well as the surrounding area is a beautiful place to visit, the water is clean and clear. we have visited this area twice now and enjoyed it both times.

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Motley, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great Fishing Lake Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, plus pan fish Sun Fish, Crappies, there are all kinds of water sports. Don't like water sports there are go-cart tracks, water slides, miniature golf, or you can go see old Paul Bunyan. There are many resorts to stay, most have there own golf courses which are some of the best rated golf... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you want to be seen and socialize this is the lake for you!! There are plenty of places to stop to eat and drink, or you can just cruise around for hours if you want to. After dark be careful, it is a lake with a lot of ins and outs, shallows too! Bring lifejackets, a cooler and sunscreen!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very calm peaceful setting to have a fire and relax! Had a great time sitting back and being away from the city!!

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Ramsey, Minnesota
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128 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

From maddens we took a pontoon ride around part of the lake. The lake is huge and like a octopus, bay's everywhere . beautiful homes all around enjoy the lake

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jgjacksonmn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Miles of shoreline - pristine wilderness to lakefront mansions. But always a north woods feel and aroma.

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Minneapolis, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Our resort was situated on Gull Lake. Lots of boating, fishing and swimming during the year. Many different types of resorts and eateries are present plus several golf courses. And a small airstrip for those who want to come via plane.

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St.Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a prime vacation/tourist area, about 15 minutes northwest of Brainerd, Mn. There are many ways to spent time and money in and around the lake. Some of Minnesotans most expensive resorts and finest golf courses are on the south side of the lake (ie Maddens & Craguns), or the North side (Grand View Lodge). There are many restaurants... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Nice lake but too bad about the zebra mussels. Hope they find a way to get rid of them. It was fun to see all the resorts & houses on the lake.

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Las Vegas nv
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I should of known from the day we called for a Pontoon boat and wave runner for July 27that things were not going to go well with this place ..Melissa tried to talk us out of the wave runner saying the pontoon should be enough for our Family..earlier she said it would be a 1000.00 deposit and then change her... More 

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