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I was today years old when I learned that Rochester, Minnesota has a Lake Maroo.  According to Google, it is true.  Actually, I found 11 lakes and reservoirs by Rochester that help bring Minnesota's total number way past 10,000.

I already hear the doubters saying "we don't have a Lake Maroo!".  It surprised me too when I came across the words, "Lake Maroo" on Google Maps but it is there and there is water there so...I guess it is a lake in our state.  You can see it for yourself below, and all of the other lakes and reservoirs that I found in the Rochester area.

10 Lakes in and around Rochester, Minnesota

When you think of Rochester, what comes to your mind first? Yeah, not lakes. But we actually have 11 lakes or reservoirs in town including Lake Maroo. Yep, it is a real thing.

Honestly, I think it is more like a pond, but I'm not the water expert.

Have you found anything odd on Google Maps? If you have, send me the link on our app (just hit chat) or send me a message to my Facebook page (Jessica On The Radio) or DM me on Instagram.

Here's the other thing that I know - in Minnesota, when there is water nearby, there are probably snakes.  In other words, I will NOT be venturing out to see Lake Maroo up close because one of those slithery little suckers will probably show their beady eyes to me and then all of Rochester will hear me scream.  #NotAFan  If you want to be creeped out though (or maybe you love those nasty animals), check out the 17 species of snakes below that are slithering around Minnesota.

MORE TO EXPLORE: The 17 Snake Species of Minnesota

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