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Located south of Saint Paul and downtown Minneapolis in Dakota County, Eagan is the eighth largest city in Minnesota and a popular destination for residents who want to enjoy the suburban lifestyle with easy access to city sites and attractions. Eagan MN homes, townhomes and real estate properties are easily accessible from two major freeways, I-35 and I-494, providing easy access to the entire Twin Cities metro area, and also connecting residents to area parks, lakes and recreational sites.

The city of Eagan is nestled between Blackdog Lake to the west, Lebanon Hills Regional Park to the south, and Fort Snelling State Park to the north. It is a young, growing community that was incorporated in 1974 with just 17,000 residents. Today, the city has grown to more than 67,500 residents.

The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, and Gun Lake to the north are popular destinations for fishing, hiking, water sports and picnicking throughout the year. Residents of Eagan can also enjoy easy access to several parks scattered around the city, including Pilot Knob Park, Central Park and Blackhawk Park. Cascade Bay Water Park, located south of Fish Lake Park to the north of downtown Eagan, is a popular destination for summer retreats.

Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy an abundance of fishing hotspots around Eagen. Minnesota has been nicknamed the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” and many of the most well-known lakes are located right here in Eagen MN. Popular lakes that offer public access and plenty of fishing options include Blackhawk Lake, Bur Oaks Pond, Carlson Lake, Cliff Lake, Gravel Pit Lake, Hay Lake, Heine Pond, Holland Lake, Holz Lake, Pond JP-8, Jensen Lake, LeMay Lake and Schulze Lake. Spend the entire day camping on the shores, enjoying a picnic or setting out on a fishing excursion by boat.

Eagan’s hills and wooded areas serves as a tranquil, peaceful setting for residents, and the city has several beautiful parks and nature preserves. The city hosts several cultural events and festivals throughout the year, including the Eagan Art Festival, Eagan Market Fest, Eagan’s July 4th Funfest and Lone Oak Days. Other popular activities for residents of Eagen MN homes, townhomes and condos include the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, the Minnesota State Fair, and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.

Eagan has been named one of the “Best Places to Live” in the U.S. by MONEY Magazine, and is an attractive destination for families, working professionals, retirees and students who want easy access to the Twin Cities and the comforts of a rural lifestyle. Living in Eagen affords convenient access to several major employers in downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul, the airport, freeways and many Twin Cities attractions. Several attractive Eagen real estate properties are nestled in wooded areas, around rolling hills, and within walking distance or a short drive from lakes and ponds.

If you’re looking for Eagen MN homes, townhomes and other real estate properties, you can choose from several well-planned commercial and residential areas. Use the Eagen MLS search tool to find the latest active Eagen MN listings.

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