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 Irene

Lake Irene

Location: Miltona, MN

Named After: First known as Reservation Lake, renamed for Irene Roadruck, daughter of early settler

Elevation: 1381.82 ft (421 meters) above sea level

Size: 639 acres

Average Depth: 12.0 FT

Maximum Depth: 44 ft

Lake:  46.0612588°N, -95.307508°W

Specializes in: Largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, and walleye

Other Species: black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, tullibee (cisco), walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin (dogfish), common carp, shorthead redhorse, white sucker, banded killifish, blacknose shiner, bluntnose minnow, brook stickleback, central mudminnow, emerald shiner, fathead minnow, golden shiner, Iowa darter, Johnny darter, mimic shiner, mottled sculpin, northern redbelly dace, spottail shiner

Fun Facts: Currently has zebra mussels in the lake

Features: L’Etolie du Nord Vineyard

Public Access: Two public access:

                         One on the northwest side of the lake off of NE Irene La and NW Irene RD

                         Second on the southeast side of the lake off of Park Irene Dr Ne and Grouse Ln NE


Check out more information about Lake Irene

MN DNR Lakefinder

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.

Interested in exploring the lakes area? Check out these fun options.

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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