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great family atmosphere

Had a great picnic with the family, kids were able to go swimming, went out with there canoe's... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Bruce A
Fun on the water

The lake is not open to motorized anything so you can really enjoy the canoes, kayaks, and paddle... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
troyusa0727
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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

I love to walk the path around Cleary Lake and always meet other runners, walkers, skaters and bikers. We also enjoy bringing out grandsons here to swim, play in the sand, kayak, and use the playground. Our son-in-law enjoys bringing his sons to play golf here. It is always clean, well maintained, and being enjoyed by the locals.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EdDAllan
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Easy to walk although carts are available; quite a few longer holes, well-kept, beautiful scenery with a lot of trees. (But trees are not a hindrance to playing)

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Cheri B
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The park itself is pretty nice, however a few cons are - you can't park your car on your campsite, they have little carts to use for bringing your camping gear to the site, but it takes a few trips. If you want to charge your phone in your car, you need to go to a parking lot and sit in the car.
They don't allow dogs on the beach area. I wish they could make a rule something like " Dogs under 20 pounds and on a leash are allowed"
And the worst thing was - some campers get very loud, inappropriate, partying very late, after midnight and no one checks on that. The rule is " No loud noise after 10 pm", but we had intruders on our campsite that refused to leave, very loud and obnoxious and we could do nothing about this. We left the campground at 1:30 am.
I wish they had the staff to enforce the rules

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Modern_Family_in_Mn
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Lots of activities available such as golf, swimming, camping, hiking. Wide paved path around lake etc. for walking, running, skating or bike. Canoe and Kayak rentals available and lots of picnic areas.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lynnsU4550DP
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Cleary has a very serene setting, quiet, beautiful trees, and plenty of Minnesota wildlife. A couple friends and I did a kayak "happy hour" and enjoyed the sun shining on us and the quiet of the lake. We found 2 eagles just over the edge of an island that talked for about 20 minutes. We sat below them and watched them interact, it was very cool. We saw some heron and ducks playing in the water on our way back to shore. The water had a lot of algae, so I wouldn't want to take a dip in it, but it was a great kayaking site. One of the best "happy hour" outside trips!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank skapp1
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