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Duck Lake

swd-duck_lrg.jpgLocated in Eden Prairie, Duck Lake is one of the watershed district's shallow lakes. Since 2011, it has seen improvement in water quality and has met the Minnesota Pollution Contral Agency's (MPCA) clean water standards several years. There is a public canoe launch, and it is a popular place for locals to paddle.


Size 41 acres
Average depth 3.4 ft
Max depth 8 ft
Watershed size 233 acres
Impervious surface 20% of watershed
MPCA lake classification Shallow lake
Impairment listing Not listed
Common fish Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Green Sunfish
Invasive species Curlyleaf Pondweed, Purple Loosestrife, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Goldfish


Learn More

  • DNR Lakefinder - Get information on water levels, fish stocking, and water clarity.
  • MPCA Surface Water Data - Find historical lake and stream water quality data.
  • Metropolitan Council - View and download information on lakes, rivers, streams, rain gauges and for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.