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    About Silver Lake - Saint Paul
    Located in Ramsey County, Minnesota

    Silver Lake is a 72-acre lake located in Maplewood, Minnesota, in the northern suburbs of St. Paul. The downtown areas of both cities are less than 20 miles away from the lake.

    The closest location for emergency care is the M. Health Fairview St. John's Hospital, three and a half miles away. The Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport is roughly twenty miles away.

    Life on the Water

    Silver Lake is located in a beautiful city park of the same name. This family-friendly destination offers fantastic amenities such as a playground, beach/swimming area, tennis court, fishing pier, and a volleyball court.

    Those who love to paddle across calm waters will love it here, as kayaking or canoeing are two popular activities. Another group that will love this lake is anglers. Expect to come across species like sunfish, largemouth bass, bullhead, and walleye.

    What's Nearby?

    After a long day of lake fun, grab a bite to eat at restaurants like Tokyo Sushi, Noodles and Company, The Dog House Bar & Grill, or Perkins Restaurant & Bakery.

    Those that enjoy a shopping day will love the Maplewood Mall. A mix of small retailers, national chains, and a great food court will be found here.

    Visit St Cloud

    St Cloud is a beautiful city filled with historical, cultural, recreational activities to excite every visitor. From family-friendly sites to a night out on the town, this area is not one to miss.

    Munsinger Gardens is a spectacular and beautiful garden next to the Mississippi River. These gardens are known for their shade-loving plants, including numerous hostas and ferns.

    Stearns History Museum offers an extensive lineup of programs, events, and attractions for visitors about the history of people, places, and stories in Central Minnesota. Outside, there is an 80-acre nature park with walking trails, wildlife, and a skateboard park.

    The top-rated restaurants in the city are Coyote Moon Grille, Star of India, Granite City Food & Brewery, Olde Brick House, and White Horse.

    Visit Minneapolis

    Minneapolis offers many attractions, such as 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.

    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.

    After a long day of exploring the city, grab a bite to eat at one of the world-famous restaurants! Some local favorites include Spitz, Red Cow North Loop, Alma, and the Hen House Eatery.

    Why Silver Lake?

    Whether you're looking for a change of scenery, a new start, or a place to take the kids, Silver Lake is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy the lake lifestyle!