Spirit Lake, Iowa


Spirit Lake in northwestern Iowa is the largest natural lake in the state. Part of a chain known as the Iowa Great Lakes, Big Spirit is adjacent to the town that’s named after it. Its northern shore borders Minnesota.

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Things to do & local info

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Hiking Trails:
Barney Peterson Memorial Trail
Horseshoe Bend Trail

Water Sports:
Okoboji Expedition CO Outdoor Gear, 1021 Highway 71 South, Okoboji, IA 51355

Attractions:
Emmet County Nature Center
Estherville Rock Garden

State Parks
Mini Wakan State Park, Iowa
Orleans State Park, Iowa
Pikes Point State Park, Iowa
Minnesota Slough State Wildlife Area, Minnesota
Sangl State Wildlife Area, Minnesota

Nature Reserves
Hales Slough WMA
Minneota WMA

Amusement and Water Parks
Arnolds Park, Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331
Fishing Guides and Charters
Jim McDonnell Guide Service, Royal 51357

Fishing Regulations and license information
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Iowa Fishing Licenses

Regional Airports
Spirit Lake Muni Airport, Iowa
Fuller Airport, Iowa
Estherville Muni Airport, Iowa

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Restaurants in the vicinity
Sportsman's Pub
China Sea Buffet
Goodies Handmade Candies
Pizza Ranch
Stoller Fisheries Inc
Hotels in the vicinity
Oaks Motel
Okoboji Suites
Ramada Limited Lake Okoboji
Shamrock Inn
Spirit Lake Super 8 Motel

 

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