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Lake Kohlmier

Address: Owatonna, MN
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Ranked #13 of 21 things to do in Owatonna
Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming
Owner description: Owatonna lake complete with a swimming beach.
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming
Owner description: Owatonna lake complete with a swimming beach.
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Waseca, Minnesota, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 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, no weeds.....clean clean clean!! No life guards so people had floats and stuff. Nice play... More 

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minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 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 a little murky.

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Montrose, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 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 for hours each day we went. We could use our floaties and not get yelled... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 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 scream: things kids naturally do when having fun. If you're looking for a lake in... More 

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Owatonna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

this is a location for a good gatherings, clean ,very safe for kids, with boats diving boards, water supply and rest rooms, and for barbecue

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

great place to hang out on a warm summer afternoon.

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