Lake Minnetonka WEATHER

Staying Healthy

We want everyone to be safe and healthy while enjoying the lake, which is why certain regulations and measures are in place. Gatherings, whether on land or water, carry a […]

Safety for Non-Motorized Watercraft

Safety for Non-Motorized Watercraft Whether operating in low light conditions or areas with powerboats, operators of non-motorized watercraft should take extra precautions to make themselves BE SEEN by other lake […]

High Water Declaration Information

When lake water levels are high, extensive damage can occur to the lake shoreline, docks, and other structures due to wakes created by boaters and winds. These conditions may also […]

Fueling Safety & Fire Prevention

Fueling your boat carelessly can result in major bodily harm for people and pets. It can also harm the environment and be expensive to clean up. The following information addresses […]

Electric Shock Drowning

Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) is caused by an electric current passing through the body while immersed in water; the shock causes skeletal muscular paralysis and eventually results in drowning. Preventing […]

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, tasteless gas produced when a carbon-based fuel is burned. CO exposure symptoms are often mistaken for seasickness or intoxication and include weakness, headaches, dizziness, […]

Boat Wake

Lake-Friendly Boating

As the largest lake in the Twin Cities and the 9th largest lake in the state, Lake Minnetonka is one of Minnesota’s greatest natural assets. Home to approximately 4,000 residential […]

Lake-Friendly Living

Everyone who lives within the watersheds that feed Lake Minnetonka — not just those who live on the shore — makes decisions daily that can affect the lake’s health. These […]