Thunder Lake Community Area
Thunder Lake Association
Thunder Lake (#11-0062) is a General Development lake located in Cass County, about seven miles south of the City of Remer.
Thunder Lake has a surface area of 1,330 acres and a maximum depth of 95 feet. Approximately 226 acres (17 percent) of the lake is within the littoral zone (having a depth of less than 15 feet). Water clarity averages 20 feet.
Thunder Lake is entirely enclosed within Thunder Lake Township. The Thunder Lake Watershed is one of the smaller watersheds in the state. The Thunder Lake Watershed is part of the Mississippi River - Grand Rapids Watershed.
The highest recorded water level on Thunder Lake was 1305.6 feet above sea level on May 18, 1999. The lowest recorded water level was 1300.08 on March 14, 1935. The Average Water Level since 1937 has been 1304.94 while the ordinary High Water Level is 1305.4. Within the past 70 years the water level of Thunder Lake rarely fluctuates more than 12 inches making it one of the most stable lakes in the state.
DNR News MAY 22nd
Glacial Lakes State Trail to be reconstructed between Willmar and Spicer
A 6-mile section of the Glacial Lakes State Trail will be closed as contractors work on improvements, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Trail users will see intermittent closures until June 1 as workers remove trees and brus...Read More