East Okoboji Lake

Iowa

8Listings$385K-$2.6M$8.6MTotal Value
East Okoboji Lake, Iowa

East Okoboji Lake real estate is one of the top markets for lake homes and land for sale in Iowa.

Typically there are 50 to 60 land lots and homes for sale on East Okoboji Lake.

East Okoboji Lake homes for sale can range anywhere from $220,000 to $1.5 million, creating a total market value of more than $37 million.

  • 17Mi. of Shoreline
  • 10Avg. Depth
  • 22Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    National Park (Some)
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    1,835
  • Public Boat Ramps
    3
Marinas
(712) 330-0911
25161 Iowa 9 & 71
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 332-5626
1400 Gordon Dr
Okoboji, IA 51355
Golf Courses
(712) 332-5011
1201 Brooks Park Dr
Okoboji, IA 51355
(712) 332-7100
808 U.S. Highway 71 South
Arnolds Park, IA 51331
Campgrounds
(712) 337-3211
1619 260th Ave
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Pelzer Acres Camping by the Narrows
(712) 330-8361
25400 165th St
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
  • Counties: Dickinson County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass
  • Notable events: Fourth of July fireworks
  • Sailing clubs: Okoboji Yacht Club
  • Interesting facts: Third Largest of the Iowa Great Lakes.
  • Known for: Large Bullhead population
  • History: Originally inhabited by the Santre or Eastern Dakota Native Americans.
  • Landmarks: Arnold's Park
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
Hospitals
2301 US-71
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Airports
Sioux Falls Regional Airpport
2801 N Jaycee Ln, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
103 miles away
Fuller Airport
1905 N Ave, Milford, IA 51351
4 miles away
About East Okoboji Lake
Near the Minneapolis State Border

East Okoboji Lake is located in Dickinson County in the state of Indiana. It is a large lake coming in at over 1,800 acres and a maximum depth of 21 feet. Though it is more shallow and narrow, it is known as the third largest of Iowa's Great Lakes.

East Okoboji Lake is connected to its neighbor, West Okoboji Lake. Big Spirit Lake is just across the road from East Okoboji.

You are just a few miles south of the Minnesota state border, and you can be in Minneapolis in just a three-hour drive.

Fishing and Amenities

Fishing on East Okoboji Lake is extremely popular. Anglers can expect to hook black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, muskellunge, northern pike, smallmouth bass, walleye, white bass, yellow bass, yellow bullhead, and yellow perch. The lake is stocked regularly with walleye, channel catfish, and occasionally muskellunge.

Boating, swimming, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and more water sports can be enjoyed on East Okoboji Lake. There are no motoring restrictions.

You can access several amenities on the lake, including a pier, boat rentals, picnic areas, a beach, walking trails, playgrounds, camping areas, and a hard surface boat ramp. With it being more shallow and narrow, it's a real hotspot for canoeing and kayaking.

Of course, you can always cruise on over to West Okoboji Lake and enjoy the waters there.

Surrounding Recreation

The Spring Run State Game Management Area sits on the eastern shoreline of East Okoboji Lake. Also sitting on East Okoboji Lake is the Upper Gar Lake State Game Management Area. Both areas make an excellent stop for a midday picnic by the lake or just a quick walk through nature.

You also have the Brooks Golf Course near the intersection of East and West Okoboji Lake. This course is more extensive, with 27 holes on a smooth, picturesque green.

Experience Life on the Lake

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, East Okoboji Lake is an excellent choice.