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    About Lake Phalen - Saint Paul
    Ramsey County, Minnesota

    Lake Phalen is in Saint Paul, Minnesota, around 15 miles from the heart of Minneapolis.

    The Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport is around 15 miles away, and there are four hospitals under 10 miles: M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital, Regions Hospital, St Joseph's Hospital, and United Hospital.

    Life on the Water

    Lake Phalen is 197 acres in size with a maximum depth of 91 feet. The lake contains three miles of shoreline, plenty of space for lake fun.

    This large, scenic lake is perfect for fishing, sailing, and boating, encircled by a three-mile paved bike trail. A public access point is on the northwestern side of the water.

    Anglers can find black bullhead, bluegill, brown bullhead, channel catfish, green sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, sauger, walleye, white bass, white crappie, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, and more.

    Phalen Regional Park spans 494 acres on the western side of the lake. It features an amphitheater, sports fields, sports courts, trails, a boat launch, a fishing pier, a golf course, the Phalen China Garden, a hockey rink, an activities center, picnic areas, a playground, restrooms, a skating rink, a splash pad, and a beach area.

    Visit Minneapolis

    There are numerous attractions in Minneapolis, starting with the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings, and prints.

    The Mall of America offers great shopping and hosts over 40 million people annually. Nickelodeon Universe is an incredibly family-friendly amusement park in the mall and is split into two indoor amusement parks.

    Another local favorite is the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. One of the crown jewels of the city’s park system, the garden is a top destination for tourists to enjoy art like the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry.

    Finally, for outdoor recreation and scenic nature, check out Minnehaha Park. This is the oldest park in Minneapolis and boasts 193 acres, numerous scenic trails, limestone bluffs, a 53-foot waterfall, picnic pavilions, bike rentals, and an off-leash dog park.

    A Place to Call Home

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Lake Phalen is an excellent choice.