Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota


Lake Minnetonka, located southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, has historically been a resort area. It has many bays and islands along its 125-mile shoreline and is well-loved by anglers, who may catch sight of the legendary 10-foot sturgeon dubbed Lou who's been spotted in its waters for over 30 years. Lake Minnetonka also contains large populations of rock bass, largemouth bass, walleye and yellow perch.

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Things to do & local info

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Local Info
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Water Sports:
Minnesota Inboard Water Water Sports, 340 Highway 7, Excelsior, MN 55331
Pure Blue Swim Shop, 421 Lake Drive, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Afterimage Mastectomy Boutique, 801 Twelve Oaks Center D, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Attractions:
Oliver H. Kelley Farm
Downtown Park
Burnes Park

Artwork:
The Grove, Minnesota 55369

Picnic Sites:
North Lotus Lake Park Picnic Shelter

State Parks
Fort Ridgely State Park, Minnesota
Altnow Marsh State Wildlife Area, Minnesota
Knapp State Wildlife Area, Minnesota
Assumption State Wildlife Area, Minnesota
Minnie-Man State Wildlife Area, Minnesota

Nature Reserves
Otsego WMA
Minnriver WMA
Dustoff WMA

Amusement and Water Parks
Valleyfair, Shakopee, Minnesota 55379
Fishing Regulations and license information
Minnesota Department of Fish and Wildlife
Fishing licenses

Closest Cities
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Regional Airports
Glencoe Muni Airport, Minnesota
Hector Muni Airport, Minnesota
Leaders Clear Lake Airport, Minnesota

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Restaurants in the vicinity
Maynard's
Hilltop Family Restaurant
Haskells Port of Excelsior
Bayside Grille
Happy Garden
Hotels in the vicinity
Holiday Inn Exp Stes Chanhasse
Oak Ridge Conference Center
AmericInn Lodge & Suites
American Hotel Register
Country Suites Chanhassen

 

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