Lake Vermilion

A freshwater lake in northeastern Minnesota. The Ojibwe originally called the lake Nee-Man-Nee, which means “the evening sun tinting the water a reddish color”.

Cass Lake

Cass Lake is a glacially-formed lake in north central Minnesota. Cass Lake is approximately 10 mi long and 7 mi wide, located in Cass and Beltrami counties, adjacent to its namesake city Cass Lake

Lake Bemidji

Lake Bemidji is located in southern Beltrami County, near the city of Bemidji. According to folk lore lakes Bemidji and Irving were formed in Paul Bunyan’s footprint.

Gull Lake Chain

Gull Lake is located in Cass County and Crow Wing County. It is one of the largest lakes in the Brainerd, MinnesotaBaxter, Minnesota area and also one of the most popular. Of the seven Gull Lakes in Minnesota, Gull Lake is the largest in area and shoreline.

Lake Minnetonka

Lake Minnetonka is an inland lake located approximately 15 miles west-southwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The lake lies within Hennepin County and Carver County and is surrounded by 13 municipalities.

Lake Winnibigoshish

Lake Winnibigoshish is a body of water in north central Minnesota, in the Chippewa National Forest. Its name comes from the Ojibwe language Wiinibiigoonzhish, a diminutive and pejorative form of Wiinibiig, meaning “filthy water” (i.e., “brackish water”).