Victoria likes to call themselves, "the City of Lakes and Parks". Located on the western edge of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area, this city of 6,330 residents is home to nine lakes, as well as Smithtown Bay of Lake Minnetonka, the lake with the Upper Midwest's longest shoreline. There are also over 2,000 acres of park land, including the 1,800 acre Carver Park Reserve.
The city of Victoria is known for it beautiful landscape, lakes, and parks located within it boundaries. The area is home to 9 lakes, including a park of Lake Minnetonka, 2,000 acres of park land and 19 parks.
Located on this Lake Minnetonka Bay
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Carver Park Reserve
Situated on the southern edge of Lake Minnetonka in Smithtown Bay, Carver Park Reserve is home to the Lowry Nature Center, Grimm Farm Historic Site and King Waterbird Sanctuary. Visitors here may spot Trumpeter Swans, osprey, mink, white-tailed deer, barred owls and a variety of waterfowl and songbirds. Year-round, visitors here can explore activities that take advantage of our winding trails, rolling wooded terrain and interconnected lakes and marshes.