Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Lakes of Eagan series #2


Blackhawk Lake, one of Eagan's 16 primary lakes, is situated north of Difley Road and west of Highway 35E. The lake has a pier, canoe launch areas, a fishing deck and a bridge along the south shore. Some lake statistics> size: 37.7 acres; maximum depth: 10 feet; fish species: Bluegill, Bullhead, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike and Perch. About 8,000 acres of Eagan drains to Blackhawk Lake through the storm drainage system.

21 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I love water and could spend a great time exploring the lake, especially now that temperature is almost hiting 30ºC here! :-)

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  2. Nice shot of the lake. It will be nice to get more as the season takes off.

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  3. Must be a great place in the summer.

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  4. Beautiful landscape, this lake is a perfect place for a great weekend!
    Léia

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  5. Lookslike a great place to hang out in the summer! Crappie...is that a real name? ;-D

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  6. Good place for a picnic and a dip!

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  7. How much did the Chamber of Commerce pay you not to mention the B-52 size mosquitos?

    The inquiring mind of «Louis la Vache» wants to know!

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  8. It would be very peaceful being there, Leif...
    :D

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  9. What a pretty and peaceful lake. Thinking of having picnic there.

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  10. I can feel the clean air of that place. The breeze, the peace.

    Regards

    Valery

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  11. This is a very welcoming lake. I'd love to picnic and swim there!

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