Why Choose White Bear Lake?
White Bear Lake is a suburb in the Twin Cities metro area, located to the northeast of Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is approximately 12 miles from downtown St. Paul and 19 miles from Minneapolis. White Bear Lake borders two major metro freeways, providing direct access to St. Paul. Because of its close proximity to these cities and the suburban lifestyle it provides, it’s a popular draw for commuters.
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What’s the City Like?
The typical White Bear Lake home is between 1500 to 2200 square feet, with some models exceeding 4000 square feet. Most homes have a minimum of 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, and few were built prior to 1950, though some date back to the 1800s. A wide variety of homes are represented, from single story to four-level-split homes. Lots in White Bear Lake vary widely in size, from small city lots to larger suburban-sized lots of greater than 1/2 acre.
What’s Going On in White Bear Lake?
White Bear Lake is home to 24 parks and trails facilities, with amenities that range from baseball fields and basketball courts to paths and natural areas. There is one public 18-hole golf course in White Bear Lake, Manitou Ridge.
The city takes its name from the large lake called White Bear Lake, bordering the city to the east. This lake exceeds 2,000 acres in size, and there are several public docks and private marinas providing access for those with boats. There are also public beaches, including one located at White Bear Lake County Park, where swimming is available.
White Bear Lake is very near to many medical clinics, including urgent care facilities, and the nearest major hospital is less than 2 miles away. Public bus service is available on some major streets, including White Bear Avenue.
What Schools Will the Kids Attend?
White Bear Lake is served by the White Bear Lake Area School District #624. More than a dozen public and private schools are located within the city limits, providing a wide variety of educational opportunities for students.
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