W ith nearly 1,100 acres, over 12 miles of shoreline and just shy of 3 miles long, Franklin Lake has something for everyone. Enjoy riding across the open water or nestle into one of the many bays on the lake. Walleyes, Northerns, Bass and Crappies are abundant in Franklin. Close to Crystal, Lizzie, Lida and Maplewood State Park Franklin has it all! For more information about this lake please scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the three DNR links.