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Old 02-09-2012, 09:27 PM
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Syracuse has Hiawatha Lake in Upper Onondaga Park in the Strarhmore neighborhood. City of Syracuse - Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_lVvM5tfzc3...l+2009+176.JPG

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Old 02-09-2012, 09:28 PM
 
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Atlanta (Lake Clara Meer).

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Old 02-09-2012, 10:47 PM
 
Location: Orlando Metro Area
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Best lake (singular) in a city ehh who knows...best lakes (plural) in a city/metro then Orlando and Minneapolis are hard to beat. Pick your poison really with water temp and varied recreational options.
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Old 03-07-2012, 03:46 PM
 
Location: The Most Livable City in America
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I think Orlando does well, but Minneapolis, which is the city of lakes, should win this. It has over 20 lakes/wetlands in the city boundaries, and two waterfalls (that doesnt have to do with lakes, ik.) But the lakes are surrounded by parks, and downtown is visible from all of them, although in my opinion the Lake Calhoun view of Minneapolis isnt the greatest.





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Old 03-07-2012, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Fort Mill, SC
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Orlando Lake Eola is my pick.
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Old 03-07-2012, 06:14 PM
 
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Orlando Lake Eola is my pick.
Does it have alligators? Would you swim in it without giving that a second thought?

Seattle's Lake Union, unless we can count Lake Washington, which forms the city's eastern boarder and is shared with other municipalities.
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Old 03-07-2012, 06:20 PM
 
Location: yeah
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Lake Merritt in Oakland is nice, though it's technically a tidal lagoon.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...it02192006.JPG
Bah, technicality. Does it ever actually recede that much?
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Old 03-07-2012, 06:25 PM
 
Location: Music City, USA
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Radnor Lake State Park - a set on Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikerhicks/sets/72157625480088750/?page=2 - broken link)
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Old 03-07-2012, 08:21 PM
 
Location: Cleveland bound with MPLS in the rear-view
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Atlanta (Lake Clara Meer).
That looks like a pond or is man-made....is it?
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Old 03-07-2012, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Arroyo Grande, California
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Minneapolis
Austin
Oakland
edit: forgot
Seattle
Orlando? hmm honorable mention maybe?

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