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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
Volume 131 acre-ft
Average depth 3.4 ft
Max depth 8 ft
Watershed size 233 acres
Land draining directly into 174 acres
MPCA lake classification Shallow
Impairment listing Not listed
Trophic status Eutrophic
Common fish Bluegill, Black Crappie, Bullhead
Invasive species Curlyleaf Pondweed, Purple Loosestrife


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.

Water Quality