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Address: HCR 67, Box 195, Brainerd, MN 56359
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+1 320-532-3632
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Spanning more than 200 square miles in size, this is the second largest...

Spanning more than 200 square miles in size, this is the second largest lake in Minnesota.

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It's great to be on big water without being way up north. I think the resorts here are also full of great people so Mille Lacs is a great place to visit. The fishing can be... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
FamilyDad2013
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Becker, Minnesota
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Becker, Minnesota
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401 reviews
121 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

It's great to be on big water without being way up north. I think the resorts here are also full of great people so Mille Lacs is a great place to visit. The fishing can be wonderful even though one cannot keep many of the walleyes. It's worth the trip to say you have been on Mille Lacs! Each season... More 

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Champlin, Minnesota
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621 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stopped here to see the end of the Fall colors. We drove around the entire lake and each side was very beautiful. We also stopped at several of the rest areas, local attractions and state parks as well. Can't wait to come back this Winter to see the frozen lake as well!

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Thank NANCY B
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111 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We love stopping by here every yeAr to see the rest of the Paul Bunyan story they have a huge statue of the fish and it's so pretty to walk around this section of the lake and take tons of pics it's go a few little stores across from it but not a lot shopping wise .

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Thank Calbama
Champlin, Minnesota
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621 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

One of the best lakes in Minnesota! We rented a private home on the east side of the lake. Sandy beach, clean water, and great local restaurants and other attractions. All of the local business have very friendly employees and Lake Millacs has something for everyone!

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Thank NANCY B
Eagan, Minnesota
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Now that you catch walleye the place is like a ghosts town. Seems like the business have shut down. There are no boats on the lake and the bugs are a nightmare.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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296 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The little town of Garrison MN on the coast of Lake Mille Lacs is a great day . Restaurants, fishing on a launch, and Garrison Days are some of my favorite things to do.

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Crescent City, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I purchased a 40 acre hobby farm approximately 1970 and have found beautiful sights year-round. Although I spent most of my fishing time on the numerous smaller lakes in the area my friends enjoy their time. Spring time on the shores can be rather exciting as large blocks/sheets of ice ride over each other sometimes reaching the highway. Food is... More 

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Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

Some awesome fishing! Love Twin Pines resort! It's a great place and reasonably priced resort to go eat, stay, and fish. They have multiple launches that go out at all times of the day and night.

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Thank Butch1980
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111 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

really pretty to see the lake and to see the walleye and the story of Paul Bunyan went to the casino to eat at there buffet and was not impressed with the food it's not worth the.money to eat there .

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Thank Calbama
Renton, Washington
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284 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We drove around Mille Lacs Lake, whose area is 200 sq miles, with one of Ron’s high school friends (who lives in Albert Lea, MN). They came up for a few days to join us to fish. We had thought it would be hot but it was pouring rain today so we drove all around the lake. It really is... More 

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