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Lake Susan

Lake Susan_2014Oct15_Fall Colors Scenery.JPGLocated in Chanhassen, Lake Susan is a part of the Riley Creek Chain of Lakes. It is the third lake that Riley Creek flows through as it makes its way to the Minnesota River.


Size 88 acres
Average depth 10 ft
Max depth 17 ft
Watershed size 1,231 acres
Impervious surface 27% of watershed
MPCA lake classification Shallow lake
Impairment listing Mercury & Nutrients
Trophic status Eutrophic
Common fish Bluegill, Black Crappie, Northern Pike, Black Bullhead, Yellow Bullhead
Invasive species Curlyleaf Pondweed, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Common Carp, Brittle Naiad


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  • DNR Lakefinder
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  • MPCA Surface Water Data
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  • Metropolitan Council
    View and download information on lakes, rivers, streams, rain gauges and for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.