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Lake Minnetonka Regional Park is the perfect place for families to enjoy a Saturday afternoon. Bring a picnic and enjoy a lakeside lunch. Learn more...Noerenberg Gardens
Situated on the north shore of Lake Minnetonka’s majestic Crystal Bay, Noerenberg Memorial Gardens offers a tranquil retreat to the quiet elegance and grace of days gone by. A favorite subject for local artists and an idyllic location for weddings. Learn more...
February golfing on Lake Minnetonka.
Lake Minnetonka Ice Out Dates, 1855-2012
The ice is considered to be officially “out” when it is possible to travel from any one shore to any other shore through any passage on the lake.
In recorded history, the ice has never left Lake Minnetonka earlier than March 11th (1878) and has never left later than May 8th (1856). The average Ice Out date is April 15th.
See below for our list of Ice Out dates.
The summer months bring countless opportunities for fun family activities. To find out about happenings in the Lake Minnetonka area, visit our complete Calendar of Events!
Lake Minnetonka: An area steeped in history
From the days when Dakota Indians inhabited her shores, leaving behind ancient burial mounds which are still visible today, to the era of the steam locomotive and the paddle wheeler when grand Victorian hotels and amusement parks stood proudly on her banks, there has always been something alluring about this enchanted body of water. Learn more...