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    About Long Lake - New Brighton
    Ramsey County, Minnesota

    Long Lake is in New Brighton, Minnesota, and is 12 miles from Minneapolis.

    The Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport is under 25 miles away, and the Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus is five miles away.

    On and Around the Water

    Long Lake spans 172 acres with a maximum depth of 30 feet, offering plenty of room for lake fun.

    Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and taking in the views. A public access point is on the southeastern side of the water.

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

    Long Lake Regional Park is along the eastern shore of the water. It features a pavilion, parking, boat trailer slots, a swimming beach with a concession stand, a sand play area, two playgrounds, two volleyball courts, a playfield, a boat launch, a fishing pier, paved trails, and picnic tables.

    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, Long Lake is an excellent choice.