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    About Lake Sarah - Franklin Twp
    Hennepin County, Minnesota

    Lake Sarah is in Greenfield, Rockford, Independence, and Loretto, Minnesota. For a city trip, Minneapolis is around 25 miles away.

    The Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport is around 35 miles away, and there are three hospitals within 20 miles: Buffalo Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital, and Abbott Northwestern - WestHealth.

    On the Water Fun

    Lake Sarah spans 557 acres with a maximum depth of 59 feet, offering plenty of space for lake fun.

    Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and taking in the views. Many homes have docks, but a public access point is on the southwestern side of the water.

    The lake is a great place to fish, with over 18 species of fish to catch. Anglers can find black bullhead, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed, northern pike, walleye, white crappie, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, and more.

    Around the Area

    For fun off the water, there are many preserves and parks that feature walking trails and playgrounds.

    If you’re looking to set up a tee time on a sunny day, check out local courses at Baker National Golf Course and Burls Oak Golf Courses.

    When you get hungry, head to one of the local places to eat like Lord Fletcher’s Old Lake Lodge, Birch’s on the Lake Brewhouse & Supperclub, and COV Wayzata.

    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 Sarah is an excellent choice.