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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 July 7, 2018

Went to the Cleary Lake boat launch last night to go kayaking with my son. The launch area is disgusting--bug-ridden, green with algae and thick with seaweed for the first 100 feet or so. Once you get out to the main lake area, the lake is fine. But getting from the launch area to the lake was miserable. As we struggled to paddle through seaweed that was wrapping around our paddles, the mosquitoes were feasting on us. Unless the seaweed gets chopped down, it's not a lake I will ever come back to. If you decide to canoe or kayak at this lake, launch from their boat rental area--that water is clean and would be a much easier entrance to the lake than their official boat launch area. With so many other choices of lakes to kayak on, I won't be returning to Cleary Lake anytime soon.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Always a good place to walk. Tried a kayak rental today, $16 for an hour for a two-person kayak. Calm lake, not too big, good place for beginners. Wonderful spot to grill and play.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ron H
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Went here with my friends to explore and to check the place out. Always peaceful and fun to go to. Highly recommended if you're visiting the area.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Brian S
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Excellent for picnics, walking, and general family activities. Swimming beach is small. Has numerous camp sites that can be reserved.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

Terrific park with lots of walks, nine-hole golf course with a decent driving range, rental kayaks and canoes in summer, kids' play areas. Try it especially in the fall when the leaves are at their peak of color.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank William N
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