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Minnewaska Lake

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Address: Starbuck, MN, Minneapolis, MN 56381
Activities: Fishing
Description: Rimmed by hills and trees, this 7,200-acre lake was carved from...
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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 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 hike along the lake, and then up the cliffs, which was gorgeous. I wish I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 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 community is a living homage to Garrison Keillor's Lake Woebegone.

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Address: Starbuck, MN, Minneapolis, MN 56381
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown

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