Twin Lake

This small 35-acre lake is primarily surrounded by residential homes.

Twin Lake lies primarily in Little Canada and is a small and relatively deep landlocked lake with no primary surface outlet; a high water level overflow discharges to Gervais Creek. There is no public access to Twin Lake, which is primarily used for canoeing, wildlife habitat, viewing, occasional jet skiing and fishing.

Lake facts

  • Tributary area: 192 acres
  • Downstream waterbody: Gervais Creek
  • DNR code: 62‑0039P (click for LakeFinder data)
  • Surface area: 35.5 acres
  • Maximum depth: 33 feet
  • MPCA designations: Deep lake
  • Accountable municipalities: Little Canada, Vadnais Heights, Ramsey County
  • Nutrient water quality classification: Stable

Water Quality

The following graphs show the growing season average measurements in Twin Lake for chlorophyll-a, total phosphorus and secchi transparency. Twin Lake is sampled for water quality parameters every two weeks from May through September.

Lake Water Level