Site Details

E. Okoboji Lake - Dickinson County

GPS Coordinates: 43.3842165998788, -95.1111316680908

Management: State

Description: Large glacial lake, approximate 5 miles long by 1/4 to 1/2 mile wide.

Habitat: Open water lake, good for waterfowl viewing especially on migration.

Directions: From the town of Estherville: Take state Highway 9 west to the town of Superior. Continue west through Superior, and Highway 9 and US 71 merge. Take 9/71 into the town of Spirit Lake. To view the north end of the lake, turn north at the intersection of 71/9 and Hill Ave. Continue north on Hill Ave. until it turns into Orleans Pkwy. Continue north until you hit a T-intersection with South Lake Shore Dr. (M-49) Take a right at the T-intersection until you reach the intersection with M-56. Take a right on M-56, and you can view much of the north end of the lake from this road.