The Clearest Lake In Minnesota Is Almost Too Beautiful To Be Real
In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it’s hard for any one lake to stand out. Sure, the largest lakes are well-known places to go fishing or boating. But what about the smaller ones? Some are popular for their lakeside cabins or sandy beaches. Others, like Deer Lake, are known for their rich blue color. And still others are known for their crystal-clear waters. Northern Minnesota’s Caribou Lake falls into this category. With depths of 140 feet and clarity of 40 feet, this beautiful body of water is the clearest lake in Minnesota. And because it’s not too far from Highway 61 on the North Shore, it’s easy to visit! Here’s what you need to know about Caribou Lake:
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Have you been to Caribou Lake? What other clear lakes do know of in Minnesota? Let us know in the comments!
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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