Close knit small town atmosphere: Residents have strong connections with each other and take pride in their community. By working together to maintain the small town atmosphere residents, businesses and community leaders have created a safe environment in which to live, work and learn.
Natural Resources: The abundance of bodies of water, vegetation and nature areas create a natural setting for City parks for residents to enjoy.
Excellent Education: The educational system and educational opportunities provided in cooperation with the Mahtomedi School District and Community Education creates an informed community.
Location: Located on the east shore of White Bear Lake, within twenty minutes of Minneapolis and St. Paul with direct access to Interstate 694 provide residents and businesses with a place to call home.
History: The history of the Chatauqua Association, Wildwood Amusement Park, Cottages, Street cars and Summer Resorts have contributed to the historical significance of the community.