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    About Maria Lake - Hawley Twp
    Clay County, Minnesota

    Maria Lake is in Hawley Township, Minnesota, under 30 miles from Detroit Lakes and Fargo.

    The Hector International Airport, the Sanford South University Medical Center, the Essentia Health-Fargo Hospital, and the Sanford Medical Center are under 30 miles away.

    On the Water Fun

    Maria Lake spans 115 acres and is a pleasant and remote spot to enjoy lake fun.

    Popular activities include kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and taking in the views.

    Around the Area

    For a meal out on the town, visit Whistle Stop, Jimmy’s Pizza, and Fill Thy Cup.

    Hawley Golf Club is a great place to spend a sunny day! Whether you’re looking to test your skills or just relax, this 18-hole course is the place to be for golfers.

    Visit Detroit Lakes

    No matter the season, the list of things to do in Detroit Lakes doesn’t stop.

    With more than 400 lakes within 25 miles, Detroit Lakes offers more freshwater and miles of shoreline than any other vacation destination in northwest Minnesota.

    Detroit Lakes is home to numerous local restaurants, art galleries, shopping, and outdoor parks. There are also annual events and festivals here!

    After a fun-filled day, take a break at any of the highly-rated restaurants in the city. Top picks include Zorbaz, Brygge Taps & Taste, The Fireside, Lakeside Tavern & Brewery, and Long Bridge.

    Visit Fargo

    Fargo is a hub of history, culture, entertainment, and attractions. The city claims to be "North of Normal," making it a unique spot to explore.

    Museums are abundant in this city, offering options for art lovers, baseball enthusiasts, families, and more. Popular options are the Fargo Air Museum, Roger Maris Museum, Plains Art Museum, and The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm.

    The Red River Zoo is another must-see in the area with a collection of around 89 species on 22 developed acres of land. Other highlights include an antique carousel, interactive children’s exhibits, and animal encounters.

    For some outdoor sights off the water, check out the Northern Plains Botanic Society. This serene oasis has plenty of lush plants and flowers within eight spaces of beauty.

    When hunger strikes, there are many delicious dining options here. The top-rated ones include Mezzaluna, Blackbird Woodfire, Würst Bier Hall, Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews, and JL Beers.

    Why Maria Lake?

    If you’re looking for a remote location with great amenities that’s close to a small metropolis with plenty to do, then you’ve found the perfect match with Maria Lake!