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Amenities

Lake Minnetonka Amenities

Lake Minnetonka has a long history and is home to thriving businesses and communities dedicated to welcoming visitors and helping them enjoy the lake safely, responsibly and to the fullest. If you’re looking to find public access, on-lake facilities, marinas or boating clubs, you’ve come to the right place.

Please note that the LMCD encourages the public to use licensed businesses and municipalities for their health and safety and may not make further recommendations. Please check with the Better Business Bureau or other rating services for references.

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AMENITY CATEGORIES

Summer Accesses

The following contains information about available amenities while recreating on Lake Minnetonka. Find locations for public access, refreshments, sanitation facilities, and more. Please note that these amenities are subject to change and some services may have limited hours, charge a fee, or are for customer use only. A PDF version is HERE.

Carsons Bay

Bay: Carsons

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Eastman Lane

Bay: Wayzata

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Grays Bay Public Access & Marina

Bay: Grays

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Halstead Drive

Bay: Halstead

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Headwaters Canoe

Bay: Minnehaha Creek only

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Hendrickson

Bay: North Arm

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Lake Minnetonka Regional Park

Bay: West Upper Lake

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Short Term Docking

Maxwell Bay

Bay: Maxwell

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Spring Park

Bay: Spring Park

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Surfside Park

Bay: Cooks

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Tuxedo Road

Bay: Phelps

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Wayzata, City of

Bay: Wayzata

Public Access Launch

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Short Term Docking

Public On-Lake Facilities

Al & Alma's (Restaurant)

Bay: Cooks

Public Toilets

Back Channel Brewing (5th Street Ventures)

Bay: Seton

Public Toilets

Short Term Docking

Bean's Greenwood Marina

Bay: St. Albans

Public Toilets

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Short Term Docking

Boatworks Marina

Bay: Wayzata

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Short Term Docking

Caribbean Marina & Restaurant

Bay: Lower Lake South

Public Toilets

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Short Term Docking

Excelsior, City of

Bay: Excelsior

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Short Term Docking

Howard's Point Marina

Bay: South Upper Lake

Public Access Launch

Public Toilets

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Lafayette Club

Bay: Crystal

Public Toilets

Short Term Docking

Lord Fletcher's (Restaurant)

Bay: West Arm / Coffee Cove

Public Toilets

Short Term Docking

Maynards (Restaurant)

Bay: Excelsior

Public Toilets

Metro Lakes Marina & Rentals

Bay: Harrison

Public Parking

Public Toilets

Fuel

Short Term Docking

Lost Lake Harbor / Dakota Regional Trail (City of Mound)

Bay: Cooks

Public Toilets

Short Term Docking

North Shore Marina

Bay: Maxwell

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Short Term Docking

Rockvam Boat Yards

Bay: West Arm

Public Access Launch

Public Toilets

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Shorewood Yacht Club

Bay: Gideon

Head Pump Out

Tonka Bay Marina

Bay: Lower Lake South

Public Toilets

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Your Boat Club

Bay: Smiths

Head Pump Out

Fuel

Certain regulations are in place to ensure commercial dock facilities are operated in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. The following businesses are licensed to operate on Lake Minnetonka and offer boat slips for rent to the public.

Al & Alma's Supper Club (Site 2)

Bay: Cooks

Back Channel Marina

Bay: Seton

Bayside Marine

Bay: Excelsior

Bean's Greenwood Marina

Bay: St. Albans

Boatworks Marina

Bay: Wayzata

Brown's Bay

Bay: Tanager

Brown's Bay Marina

Bay: Browns

Chapman Place Marina

Bay: Cooks

City of Excelsior

Bay: Excelsior

City of Minnetonka

Bay: Grays

City of Orono (Transient)

Bay: Big Island

City of Wayzata

Bay: Wayzata

Excelsior Marina (500 NNL, LLC)

Bay: Excelsior

Howard's Point Marina

Bay: S. Upper Lake

Lindbo Landing

Bay: Echo

Metro Lakes Marina

Bay: Harrisons

North Shore Marina (Browns Bay)

Bay: Browns, Tanager

North Shore Marina (Maxwell Bay)

Bay: Maxwell

Rockvam Boatyards

Bay: West Arm

Shorewood Yacht Club

Bay: Gideon

The Caribbean

Bay: Echo

Tonka Bay Marina

Bay: Echo

Tonka Bay Sales (Site 1)

Bay: Excelsior

Tonka Bay Sales (Site 2)

Bay: St. Albans

Wayzata Marine

Bay: Maxwell

Your Boat Club

Bay: Smiths

Certain regulations are in place to ensure charter boats are maintained and operated in a safe manner. The following businesses are licensed for operation on Lake Minnetonka with various amenities such as alcoholic beverage service.  The authorized ports of call where passengers may be picked up or droped off also varies. Other than encouraging the public to use licensed businesses for their health and safety, the LMCD cannot make recommendations. Please check with the Better Business Bureau or other rating services for business references.

Al & Alma's Supper Club

Liquor License Type: Full Liquor

Ports of Call:

Al & Alma’s (Mound), Excelsior City Dock, Lafayette Club (Minnetonka Beach), Wayzata City Dock

www.al-almas.com

Lady of the Lake, Inc.

Liquor License Type: Full Liquor

Ports of Call:

Excelsior City Dock

www.ladyofthelakecruise.com

Linda Lee Charters, LLC

Liquor License Type: Full Liquor

Ports of Call:

Excelsior City Dock, Wayzata City Dock

www.lindaleecharters.com

Museum of Lake Minnetonka (Not in operation for 2022 season)

Liquor License Type: None

Ports of Call:

500 NNL LLC (Excelsior), Excelsior City Dock, Wayzata City Dock

www.steamboatminnehaha.org

PaddleTap, LLC

Liquor License Type: Beer (BYOB)

Ports of Call:

5th Street Ventures (Spring Park), Excelsior City Dock, Lord Fletchers (Spring Park), Metro Lakes Marina (Mound), Wayzata City Dock

www.paddletap.com

Paradise Charter Cruises

Liquor License Type: Full Liquor

Ports of Call:

Excelsior City Dock, Wayzata City Dock

www.twincitiescruises.com

Tonka Yacht Rental

Liquor License Type:

Wayzata Bay Charters, Inc.

Liquor License Type: Full Liquor

Ports of Call:

500 NNL LLC (Excelsior), Excelsior City Dock, Wayzata City Dock

www.wayzatabaycharters.com

Lake Minnetonka’s public swimming beaches are listed below and indicated on the map. Follow this LINK to the Hennepin County website for more information about beach closures and water sampling.

Note: Libbs Lake Beach water sampling is conducted by the City of Minnetonka. For more information, call the City at 952-939-8200.

Lake Minnetonka Swimming Beaches Image

Beach Park, Minnetonka Beach

Canary Beach, Mound

Camp Teko, Orono

Casco Beach, Orono

Centerview Beach, Mound

Chesters Beach, Mound

Crescent Beach, Shorewood

Deephaven Beach, Deephaven

Excelsior Commons Beach, Excelsior

Lake Minnetonka Park Swim Pond, Minnetrista

Libbs Lake Beach, Wayzata

Linwood Beach, Deephaven

Lydiard Beach, Orono

Nocomo Beach, Deephaven

Robinsons Bay Beach, Deephaven

Rocky Beach, Deephaven

Sandy Beach, Orono

Sandy Beach Northern Road, Deephaven

Surfside Park Beach, Mound

Sherven Park Beach, Mound

Wayzata Beach, Wayzata

Wekota Beach, Tonka Bay

Wychwood Beach, Mound