Malkerson Island

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Nickname: Isle of Pines
Malkerson is located in Minnesota
LocationBay Lake
Coordinates46°24′05″N 93°51′46″W / 46.40139°N 93.86278°W / 46.40139; -93.86278
Area21.04 ha (52.0 acres)[1]
United States

Malkerson Island is a private island on Bay Lake, a lake that is located in Bay Lake Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota. The island is 52 acres (210,000 m2) and has more than three miles (5 km) of shoreline. The island is owned by the Malkerson family and has been used as a summertime weekend retreat for five generations. The island has been featured in the New York Times and Star Tribune.


  1. ^ "An oasis of solitude; Owning an island: It's the ultimate getaway spot, and Minnesota is a good place to find one.(HOMES)". Star Tribune. Archived from the original on 26 October 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2014.