Located in Minnesota, Fran Lake - Stony River Twp real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.
Fran Lake is in Stony River Township, Minnesota, just 26 miles from Ely. For a big-city trip, Grand Marais is 88 miles away.
The Duluth International Airport is under 90 miles away, and the Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital is 26 miles away.
Fran Lake is 21 acres in size with a maximum depth of 19 feet. There is just under one mile of shoreline, offering plenty of room for lake fun.
Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and taking in the views. With no public access points, the lake is a private paradise!
Anglers looking to toss out a line can find northern pike, yellow perch, and white sucker.
Grand Marais has been recognized with accolades like "America’s Coolest Small Town," "Top 10 Beach Getaways," and "Next Great Adventure Town." The city is full of arts, culture, history, shopping, dining, and attractions to discover.
There are several places to get outdoors and breathe in the fresh air. Popular spots are Grand Portage State Forest and Judge C.R. Magney which offers camping, hiking, water access, trails, wildlife observation, and more.
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is along Saganaga Lake from the Gunflint Trail. The location is open seasonally and presents the culture, history, and nature of the Gunflint Trail.
For art, visit the Sivertson Gallery. The location exhibits the work of over 60 regional artists, Canadian Inuit and Alaskan native art, Canadian First Nation art, and Native American art.
After exploring the city, take a break at any of the highly-rated food and drink stops. Top choices include Trail Center Lodge, World's Best Donuts, Voyageur Brewing Company, Java Moose, and Naniboujou Lodge & Restaurant.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Fran Lake is an excellent choice.