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 Le Homme Dieu

Lake Le Homme Dieu

Location: Alexandria, MN

Named After: Supposedly named after a settler’s friend from the West Point Academy though there is discrepancy. Another story is that says the name came from a family that passed through the area and donated a bell to the church being built at the time. It is French for ‘the man of god’.

Elevation: 1356.78 ft (413 meters) above sea level

Size: 1,801.0sq acres

Average Depth: 19.0 ft

Maximum Depth: 85.0 ft

Lake: 45.9293° N, -95.3430° W

Specializes in: Bass and crappie

Other Species: black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, Lepomis sp., northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, smallmouth bass, tullibee (cisco), walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin (dogfish), common carp, shorthead redhorse, white sucker, banded killifish, blackchin shiner, blacknose shiner, bluntnose minnow, brook silverside, brook stickleback, central mudminnow, common shiner, fathead minnow, golden shiner, Iowa darter, Johnny darter, mimic shiner, spottail shiner, tadpole madtom 

Fun Facts: Currently has zebra mussels and Eurasian milfoil
                  Le Homme Dieu is connected to both Darling and Carlos

Features: Two beaches

Public Access: Three miles north of Alexandria off County Rd 20 on NE shore



Check out more information about Lake Le Homme Dieu
MN DNR Lakefinder

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explore alex area lakes

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