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Lake Minnewashta

Lake Minnewashta, area Community

Minnewashta Lake was once known as Middle Gar, but changed in the early 1900's to an Indian moniker known as good or nice.  Though small at 126 acres, the average depth is a nice 10 feet and maximum depth of 16 feet.  When homes on Minnewashta come up for sale, they do not last long.  By no surprise have wee seen lakeshore values grow on Minnewashta and lake owners and vacationers enjoy the quaintness of Minnewashta.  It is located between Upper and Lower Gar and has outstanding fishing, and is also a lake where skiers and wakeboarders alike enjoy utilizing to stay away from the high traffic.  Minnewashta land values are similar to that of East Lake Okoboji from about $4500 to $7000 per running foot of lakeshore.

The following is from the Iowa Great Lakes Water Safety Council:

 

This lake is the second is a string of three small lakes located on the south edge of East Okoboji Lake eventually leading to the outlet creek of the Iowa Great Lakes. Minnewashta is 126 acres in size with 2.3 miles of shoreline. The Lake is located in the City of Arnolds Park to the south of Okoboji. Highway 71 runs along its Western edge. Average depth of Minnewashta is 10 feet with the deepest point of 16.5 feet. Most anglers fishing Lake Minnewashta are in search of its bass and panfish populations.

Lake Minnewashta connects Upper Gar Lake at the Sawmill Bridge and connects to Lower Gar Lake at the Trails Bridge.

 

 

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Lake Minnewashta Homes For Sale

Residential for Sale at 549 Sandy Lane
New Listing
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There is something for everyone with this great home on 65' of canal frontage on Lake Minnewashta. Enjoy easy access to all of the Iowa...

  • 20-950MLS #
  • 3BATHS
  • 2BEDS
  • 2678SQFT
Listed by : JENSEN REAL ESTATE, MICHAEL JENSEN & JENSEN REAL ESTATE, JIM JENSEN
Residential for Sale at 571 Sandy Lane 12 Photos

Ideal location on Lake Minnewashta with 64' of Lakeshore. Enjoy the lake and walking distance to all the lake hot spots.

  • 20-582MLS #
  • 3BATHS
  • 4BEDS
  • 4006SQFT
Listed by : INGVALL REAL ESTATE TEAM, WILL KRETSINGER

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