Carver Lake

Location: Woodbury, Carver Lake Park, Century Avenue of 494

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Bullhead

Carver Lake.

Depth: 36 feet

Size: 49 acres

Lake Map: PDF Map This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

Wheelchair access: Good from boardwalk, a long distance from the parking lot though.

MTC bus: None nearby

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Good

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Archery, fire ring, swimming, volleyball, walking path

Agency: City of Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department This link leads to an external site.

(651) 714-3500

Fishing pier: No, but a nice boardwalk to fish from.

location map for Carver

Comments: Carver Lake is a great place for a day outdoors. It is a pretty lake surrounded by hills and is 36 feet deep with fairly clear water. Carver Lake has no fishing pier, but there is a boardwalk that runs along the shore. The lake has a history of abundant Northern Pike. Bluegill, Crappie, Northern Pike, and Largemouth Bass are in decent numbers according to 2009 survey. Try the swimming beach if you want to take a break on a hot day, it is open to the public but there are no lifeguards on duty. 

A lake survey scheduled for 2014 will provide updated information on the fish population in this lake.

More information about Carver Lake

2009 Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
Carver Black Crappie low 5.9 8.2
(Washington) Bluegill medium 4.6 6.7
08/04/2009 Green Sunfish low 3.7 3.7
  Hybrid Sunfish low 4.0 4.9
  Largemouth Bass medium  13.6 16.1
  Northern Pike medium 25.4 29.5
  Pumpkinseed Sunfish low 4.5 5.3
  Yellow Perch medium 5.5 5.9