Emerald Lake

DNR Lake ID: 27013308

Location Highlights:

Emerald Lake is located in the city of Mound, just north of Cooks Bay and south of Seton Lake. Homes on Emerald Bay are in the Mound Westonka School DistrictThe lake is small and charming, with only one mile of shoreline and a maximum depth of 15 feet. Emerald Lake has become a popular fishing spot on Lake Minnetonka due to its size and no wake regulation.

Water Quality:
The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District has historically given Emerald Lake a C in water quality. Emerald Lake is desirable for swimming and boating later in the season. Enforcement of the no wake regulation makes the area a popular fishing spot on Lake Minnetonka. When fishing on Emerald Lake, it is common to come across Bullhead, Sunfish, Large Mouth Bass, Northern Pike, Sun Fish, and Crappie.

Boating Restrictions:
No wake zone

Lake Access:
Emerald Lake’s no wake regulation, coupled with the absence of marinas and boat launches in the bay, makes it the perfect spot to dock recreational boats.

Nearby, in Seton Channel boaters have access to the dog friendly brewery Back Channel Brewing Co. 

Source MN DNR® 
Source Minnehaha Watershed District® 

Emerald Lake

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