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Boasting over 100 lakes within an hour’s drive, the Fargo area attracts many residents who want to experience a lake country lifestyle and go boating, waterskiing, swimming, fishing, or just relaxing on the beaches and enjoying the views. Scroll down to read more.

Beautiful Lake Near Fargo ND

Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes, the most popular lake destination, offers a mile-long beach, observation pier, boating, swimming, and fishing. Here you’ll also find plenty of wildlife, forests, and miles of trails. There is a variety of scenic dining options with many restaurants featuring outdoor patios and lakeside locations.

Pelican Lake

Pelican Lake is another favorite spot. The lake is highly developed and offers a variety of recreational opportunities as well as excellent fishing. In fact, Pelican Lake ranks as a premier multi-species fishing destination.

Other Area Lakes

Some of the other easily accessible Minnesota lake communities include Park Rapids, Ottertail, Perham, and Alexandria. Many of the area lakes offer casual, boat-up dining. 

If you have any questions about Fargo real estate opportunities or the Fargo area, the team at Flom Property Group is happy to share our local knowledge and expertise with you.