These Are The 15 Deepest Lakes In Minnesota And They Are Positively Stunning

With 10,000-plus lakes, Minnesotans always have plenty of swimming, boating, fishing, and even scuba diving options. Today we’re taking a look at some of the deepest lakes in Minnesota and all the activities that can be enjoyed in them. While many of them are mine lakes resulting from open pit mining, there are also a few naturally deep lakes in Minnesota.

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Deepest lakes in Minnesota

July 19, 2022

What are the most beautiful lakes in Minnesota?

With over 10,000 lakes in Minnesota, that’s a tough question! There are so many beautiful lakes in Minnesota, that it’s hard to choose a favorite, but Caribou Lake certainly is at the top of the list. This northern Minnesota lake is one of the clearest lakes in the state and if the water is calm, you can see down to 40 feet below the water. If you want to explore the more hidden gem lakes in Minnesota, check out Oberg Lake. This beautiful lake is tucked away in Minnesota’s Sawtooth Mountain Range and there’s a 3-mile hike to get to the lake, you’ll feel a million miles away from it all.

Where can I find the bluest water in Minnesota?

For the most beautiful blue lake in Minnesota, seek out Deer Lake in Itasca County. The 4,000-acre lake boasts 22 miles of shoreline, so you’ll have no trouble finding a spot to call your own while you enjoy the sapphire lake’s intense color and gorgeous scenery. Feel free to bring your boat and see the lake from an entirely new perspective.

What are the most picturesque hiking trails in Minnesota?

There’s no better way to see The Land of 10,000 Lakes than by hitting the trails, and there are some truly picturesque hiking trails in Minnesota. The Caribou Falls Trail is less than a mile, making it one of the most kid-friendly hiking trails in Minnesota and it takes you straight to Caribou Falls, a stunning 35-foot waterfall. If you’re up for a longer hike, the 12-mile Angleworm Lake Trail will lead you through the Superior National Forest and straight to one of the most beautiful lakes in Minnesota, Angleworm Lake.