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These Are The 10 Most Pristine Lakes In Minnesota… And They’re Positively Stunning

In the Land of 10,000 Lakes we have plenty of aquatic options – so what makes any lake better than the next? From gorgeous, sandy beaches to beautiful bays there are many factors we Minnesotans consider when ranking our favorite lakes, but none are probably as important as simple clarity. It comes down to a simple truth, that no matter the surroundings we will always favor the lakes in northern MN that have crystal clear, stunning water. These 10 in particular are known for their pristine condition, and their beauty will never cease to amaze you.

What other lakes in Minnesota do you know of with amazing water quality?

Jo Magliocco
Minnesota staff writer for Only in Your State and owner of Minnesota blog, I'm a Minneapolis transplant who loves my cats, camera, and local coffee. On the weekends I'm usually exploring the North Shore or making my way through the list of Minnesota's State Parks. Want to talk about MN or ask me a question? Tweet me @sotafiedjo!