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Pretty clear lake for Minnesota

I finally got to visit Square Lake this past weekend. The visibility was about 5 feet and the water... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Andover, Minnesota
Clear waters, cold lake

This lake has exceptionally clear water and is not too crowded any time I have been there. Also has... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Kristal R
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22 Aug 2018
“Pretty clear lake for Minnesota”
14 Aug 2018
“Clear waters, cold lake”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Square Lake Trail North, Stillwater, MN 55082
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

I finally got to visit Square Lake this past weekend. The visibility was about 5 feet and the water was pretty warm. I was hoping for better visibility being we haven't had rain for quite along time. It was a beautiful Saturday and was pretty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This lake has exceptionally clear water and is not too crowded any time I have been there. Also has an option of a paid beach that hardly has any folks on it at all at any given time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristal R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

After many years I finally got the chance to visit the much acclaimed Square Lake. The grounds were very well kept and seemed to have plenty of parking. Compared to most lakes, this one is pretty clear, but from a SCUBA diving perspective, I was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We moved here last fall but I'd heard about Square Lake years before as the only place in the Twin Cities, besides indoor pools, that scuba divers train .. because of it's clarity. It's fairly remote and that's only of the reasons I love it....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank red728
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Square Lake Park has a very nice beach. The lake is deep with clear water. It is used by local scuba divers for training due to the better than average clearness.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank DouglasB648
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is a small lake with regional park access as well as a nearby campground. It's a perfect lake to learn paddle boarding on or scuba diving. (Brown Dog Paddle Boarding actually brings boards out there for group lessons and yoga if you like) in...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Swedehill
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a great lake for training new divers in. Visibility was poor (10'-15') but that is expected when you have so many divers in the water. Hitting the bottom is worse because of the silt; staying off the bottom helps keep the visibility clear...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 432howardb
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13 April 2017|
Response from red728 | Reviewed this property |
There still is a trailer park there you might contact ... they would probably know - Golden Acres - (651) 439-1147 - .... or try Homeaway ... I know they did many years ago but I think they're all year round residents now... More