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largest metro lakes?

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What are the top 10 largest metro lakes? How do I look this up? I tried google but didn't find anything.

I would assume Minnetonka is number 1 by far... but is White Bear Lake number 2? What is 3? etc..

Anyone know a website?

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My guess is Waconia for number two, then White Bear. Anybody for a stab at number four?

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You guys are right so far,

1) Minnetonka 14,004 acres

2) Waconia 2996 acres

3) White Bear 2416 acres

4) Forest 2251 acres

5) Big Marine 1756 acres

6) Green Lake (Chisago)1714 Acres

7) Bald Eagle 1268.50 acres

8) Coon Lake 1259.20

9) Prior Lake 1154 Acres (combining upper and lower)

10) Medicine 886 acres?????

This is just a list made up by looking at a map and then finding how many acres they are according to the DNR website. The "Metro" area is a loose term and i just went by what I myself consider the metro.

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if your combining them..

Chisao & South Lindstrom 873+450=1323

North&South Center Lakes 835+725=1550

Otherwise I checked the Twin Cities Fishing Map Guide and those are the largest...

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Ya those two i was considering putting together and on the list but i figured people thought of those as different lakes.

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is buffalo considered the metro? i believe thats gotta be top ten. its 1552 acres.

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Id consider "Metro Area"-

Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington, Dakota, Wright, Carver, Anoka, and Scott counties.

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