Alex Lakes

The Alexandria Lakes Area is known for the over 350 pristine lakes in the surrounding area! From boating and fishing to trying out the famous “water Jet Pack,” you will find it all right here in Alexandria!

Lake of the Month

Lake Reno

Lake Reno


Named After: Jesse L. Reno, an American Military General during the Mexican-American War, and the American Civil War.

Elevation: 1,378 feet (420 meters) above sea level

Size:  3,794 Acres

Average Depth: 17.0 ft

Maximum Depth: 23 ft

Lake: 45.7398453°N, -95.4211409°W

Specializes in: black bullhead, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, and largemouth bass 

Other Species: black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin (dogfish), common carp, shorthead redhorse, white sucker, blackchin shiner, blacknose shiner, bluntnose minnow, common shiner, golden shiner, Iowa darter, Johnny darter, logperch, mimic shiner, spottail shiner, tadpole madtom

Fun Facts: Currently infested with Zebra Mussels

Features: Lake Reno Ressort

Public Access: One on the Southwest side of the lake off of Sugar Dr and Sugar Sand Shores Rd and a second one off of 29 



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Lakes & Lake Activities – More Lake Facts

explore alex area lakes

The Explore Alexandria website offers an array of information on the surrounding Alexandria area lakes, public beaches and watercraft rentals (plus much more!).

Learn more about the many surrounding Alexandria lakes.

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Things to Do in Alexandria

Looking for additional things to do in Alexandria? Check out the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce for the latest happenings:
Things to Do

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