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If you are traveling, join the locals at this most pleasant stop by a lake that has picnic tables, a sandy beach, and a fishing pier. There are miles of walking trails by the lake, some paved, some dirt through woods. Biking, hiking, meditating, resting,...More
We love Lake Kohlmier. Unfortunately, the City of Owatonna, does not staff the beach with life guards, however, the sand is fun for little ones and we enjoy swimming in early summer. By this time of year the lake can be kind of weed filled....More
I am in a touring band so this was an awesome little stop off to chill and swim for the afternoon. Really nice little beach and lake. Weather was great. There were a few kids swimming but all in all it was very quiet and...More
Great little lake attached to a good walking path, You can take a kid to fish, walk the dog , there is even a swimming beach as well. Facilities are available , and plenty of shade trees / picnic tables for picnics. If you go...More
Our 7 year old really enjoyed fresh water fishing for the first time off of the dock here. He caught a bunch of sunnys and had a great time. It's not a great big lake, nor one I'd swim in now that I'm an adult,...More
My family had our reunion here. The grounds are clean, over all.
There are decent picnic tables but there are only a couple of grills so bring your own, if you can.
There is a beach to swim but there is no lifeguard on duty....More
We went once end of season last year and once this year so far and we just LOVE it!! It is by FAR the cleanest 'lake' I've ever seen. You can see to the bottom. Beautiful big beach, Huge swimming area, nice soft sand bottom,...More
I take my dogs to Kohlmier to walk. It's barely used Fall, Winter, and Spring during the week. Its also connected to a bike/walking trail, including one that goes 3/4 of the way around the lake. Nice beach, but I wouldn't swim passed June. Gets...More