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Moving to Big Lake MN – The Ultimate Guide

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Moving to Big Lake MN – The Ultimate Guide

Moving to Big Lake MN Big Lake MN is located in Sherburne County along Highway 10 about 41 miles northwest of Minneapolis and about 30 miles south of St Cloud MN. Big Lake has a population of about 11,000 and is known for the beautiful 254 acre “Big Lake” just north of downtown.

Moving to Big Lake? Contact Myra Jensen at BRIX Real Estate 763-227-0618 to get started!

Big Lake Resources:

City of Big Lake Website

New Residents Guide

NW Metro Home Value

Northstar Commuter Train

Big Lake MN Schools & Education

The Big Lake School District has a High School, Middle School, and two elementary schools including a STEM program.

Great River Regional Library 790 Minnesota Ave, Big Lake

Big Lake Community Education

Big Lake MN Restaurants

Ember Coffee Company 450 Jefferson Blvd, Big Lake – Coffee Shop and Co working Space

Lake Cafe 430 Jefferson Blvd, Big Lake – Hometown Diner since 1968

El Loro 16792 198th Ave, Big Lake – Authentic Mexican Food

Pizza Factory 160 N Lake Street, Big Lake – Dine in, Takeout and Delivery within 5 miles.

Willy’s on the Water (Willy McCoys) will open fall of 2022 in the Russel’s space.

Fast Food – there is a McDonalds and Dairy Queen and Caribou Coffee in Big Lake

Big Lake MN Shopping

There is a Coburn’s Grocery in Big Lake. Cub and Walmart are located in nearby Monticello.

Big Lake MN Farmers Market – Wednesdays June – Sept, Lakeside Park.

Winter Farmers Market Dates

Things to do in Big Lake

Lakeside Park on Big Lake has a swimming beach, fishing pier, playground, skate park, picnic area and boat launch. Daily and seasonal passes available.

Lupulin Brewing 570 Humboldt Drive, Big Lake – family friendly taproom with board games and live music.

Music in the Park at Lakeside Park June – August 7:00 – 8:30 pm

The Big Lake Spud Fest is held in June of each year.

Big Lake MN Park and Trails Map

Sand Dunes State Forest 11,000 acres of forest and prairie located 5 miles north of Big Lake. Enjoy hiking, snowmobiling, horseback riding and camping at the Ann Lake Campground. Ann Lake has fishing, swimming and kayaking.

Big Lake MN Real Estate Market

Big Lake MN Homes for Sale

Big Lake MN Open Houses

Buying or selling a home in Big Lake? Call Myra Jensen at BRIX Real Estate to get started. 763-227-0618

Myra Jensen

Myra Jensen

I'm Myra Jensen, lifestyle blogger and Realtor at BRIX Real Estate. I live and work in the Twin Cities NW Metro and love everything this beautiful area has to offer. If you live in the NW Metro or are thinking about moving here, you have come to the right place! Stay up to date with NW Metro, Events, Restaurants, Outdoors, Real Estate and more!
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