Robinson Bay

DNR Lake ID: 27013305

Location Highlights:
Robinson Bay is located southeast of Browns Bay and south of Wayzata Bay on the east side of Lower Lake. The one-mile of shoreline is shared between the cities of Deephaven and Woodland. The homes in this area are located in the Minnetonka School District. A majority of homes on Robinson Bay come equipped with beautiful sandy beaches, a rare attribute on Lake Minnetonka and especially in such a convenient location. Gibson’s Point is a notable residential area on Robinson Bay. The point’s name originates from the mid-1800s when Charles S. Gibson purchased land on Robinson Bay to build a summer home. Originally from Missouri, Gibson was looking for a summer oasis, in 1877 his home secured the title of the largest home on Lake Minnetonka.

Water Quality:
The maximum water depth in Robinson Bay is 70 and has an A rating water quality by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. Meaning, that the water is crystal clear and can be enjoyed by recreational users any time of the year.

Boating Restrictions:
None

Lake Access:
Robinson Bay does not have any boat launches or marinas, but there is an abundance of marinas in the neighboring, Browns Bay. The marinas include North Shore Marina and Browns Bay Marina, which allow easy access to Lake Minnetonka, dock slips, and off-season storage.

Amenities:
Robinson Bay is home to a public beach, owned by the city of Deephaven, Robinson's Bay Beach is tucked away on Robinson’s Bay Road and tends to be quieter than other public beaches on Lake Minnetonka. Although the beach doesn’t have stationed lifeguards, it includes amenities like restrooms, a swimming dock, off-street parking, and picnic tables. 

Source City of Deephaven®  
Source MN DNR® 
Source Minnehaha Watershed District® 
 

Robinson Bay

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