Although nicknames the "Land of 10,000 Lakes, the state has 11,842 lakes that are 10 acres or larger according to Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources. Depending on the definition used to measure a lake, the numbe... More »

There are 11,842 lakes in Minnesota. Of the 87 counties in the state, only four have no natural lakes. More »

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Minnesota, also known as "Land of 10,000 Lakes," has over 15,000 lakes that are larger than 10 acres. The number of lakes is so vast that many of the lakes' names are used multiple times. The 10 most commonly used lake n... More »

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Minnesota, also known as "Land of 10,000 Lakes," has over 15,000 lakes that are larger than 10 acres. The number of lakes is so vast that many of the lakes' names are used multiple times. The 10 most commonly used lake n... More »

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The state with the most lakes in the United States is Alaska; it tops the charts with a whopping three million lakes, leaving the runner-up state of Minnesota with 10,000 lakes far behind. Its notable lakes include Lake ... More »

There are 11,842 lakes in Minnesota. Of the 87 counties in the state, only four have no natural lakes. More »

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A key Minnesota boating law states that a license is required for nonmotorized watercraft over 10 feet long and all motorized watercraft, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Exceptions to the law ... More »

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