Located in the city of Chanhassen, Lake Minnewashta is located about one mile southwest of Excelsior. The lake's name is derived from two words in the Dakota language “minne” meaning water and “washta” meaning good.

Source Southwest News Media®

Community involvement of the lake comes from The ​Lake Minnewashta Preservation Association. Their mission statement is: To organize and focus the efforts of our residents to develop an ongoing, long term community spirit, with planning and action to keep Lake Minnewashta beautiful and to preserve its water quality.

Source Lake Minnewashta Preservation Association®

Located on the eastern side of the lake, Lake Minnewashta Regional Park is a 340 acre park situated on the shores of Lake Minnewashta. Facilities include a swimming beach, bathhouse, off-leash dog area, reservable picnic shelters, sand volleyball courts, creative playground, paved boat access, paved bike trails, turf trails for walking and skiing, ski/snowshoe rental, and vending machines. Park hours are from 6:00A.M.-10:00P.M. (during the fishing season, the park will open at 5:00A.M.)

Source Three Rivers Park District® 

Homes located on the lake are in the Minnetonka School District Homes

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.1M
Lowest Price $1.1M
Highest Price $1.1M
Total Listings 1
Avg. Days On Market 128
Avg. Price/SQFT $257

Property Types (active listings)

Lake Information

DNR Lake ID: 10000900
County: Carver
Near: Chanhassen
Border Water: No
Sentinel Lake: No

Size and Depth
Area: 679.7 acres
Littoral Area: 371 acres
Shore Length: 8.94 miles
Mean Depth: 15 feet
Maximum Depth: 70 feet

Fish Species: black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin (dogfish), common carp, white sucker, banded killifish, blackchin shiner, blacknose shiner, bluntnose minnow, common shiner, golden shiner, Johnny darter, minnows, pugnose shiner, spottail shiner.


Two boat launches are available​

Lake Minnewashta, Regional Park (NE) Public Water Access SiteDirections to access: In Lake Minnewashta Regional Park, W of Cnty Rd 41 on NE shore
Facilities:
2 ramps (type=concrete slab)
1 parking lot (type=asphalt)
10 vehicle parking spaces
41 vehicle/trailer parking spaces
no accessible parking spaces
2 docks
1 restroom

Lake Minnewashta, Regional Park (E) Public Water Access SiteDirections to access: In Lake Minnewashta Regional Park, W of Cnty Rd 41 on E shore
Facilities:
1 ramp (type=concrete slab)
1 parking lot (type=gravel)
10 vehicle parking spaces
10 vehicle/trailer parking spaces
no accessible parking spaces
1 dock
1 restroom 

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