Official ice out on Lake Minnetonka was declared on April 2nd, 2020 at 9:48 AM, marking the beginning of the summer season. Stay safe and have fun!
While methods throughout Minnesota are not standard for determining lake ice-out dates, Lake Minnetonka is generally declared ice-free when a boat can pass through channels and navigate all portions of the lake.
Ice-out on Lake Minnetonka is determined through combined efforts of the Hennepin County Sheriff Office Water Patrol and Freshwater Society. Visit the DNR site for historical ice out dates and as they occur– View MN DNR Ice Out Website.Posted on: April 2nd, 2020