Forest Lake is a city in Washington County, Minnesota. It is twenty-seven miles northeast of Saint Paul. The 2016 population is 20,216. It is located on one of Minnesota’s 100 largest lakes. The lake serves as the source of the Sunrise River.
Interstate 35 and U.S. Highways 8 and 61 are three of the main routes in the community.
Other main routes include County Road 2–Broadway Avenue. Interstate 35 splits into Interstate Highways 35E and 35W just south of Forest Lake in the nearby city of Columbus. The junction is commonly referred to as the Forest Lake Split
Forest is located in Washington County, Minnesota. This lake is 2,271 acres in size. It is approximately 37 feet deep at its deepest point. Anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Black Bullhead, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Green Sunfish, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass, Walleye, White Crappie, Yellow Bullhead and Yellow Perch.