The Sapphire Lake In Minnesota That’s Devastatingly Gorgeous

Ask 100 Minnesotans their favorite lake and chances are, you’ll get 100 different answers. We all have a favorite lake for one reason or another. Some are attracted to unknown lakes in the middle of nowhere. Others love city lakes full of activity. And still others prefer to visit the most beautiful lake they can find. If you’re part of the third group, Deer Lake in Itasca County is for you. This sapphire lake is great for swimming and fishing, but it is best viewed from afar. Why? Because its color is truly gorgeous.

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Ever been to Deer Lake? Let us know what you thought? If you’re looking for more great hidden spots in Minnesota, check out this list of 13 hidden spots in Minnesota where nature will completely relax you.