Big Stone Lake Area

Minnesota

Big Stone Lake Area, Minnesota

The Big Stone Lake Area real estate market is a tight inventory marketplace for lake property in Minnesota.

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    About Big Stone Lake Area
    St Cloud, Sioux Falls, and Fargo

    Lake Traverse and Big Stone Lake are long, slim bodies of water along the Minnesota-South Dakota border.

    Ortonville is a convenient location offering medical care, Ortonville Municipal Airport, and various other city establishments. Browns Valley, Beardsley, Clinton, or Graceville are great for grocery shopping, dining, and more.

    Sioux Falls, Saint Cloud, or Fargo are large cities less than 150 miles from the area.

    Water Enjoyment

    The clear, blue waters of Big Stone Lake cover 12,360 acres and stretch for 26 miles. Homes, resorts, campgrounds, and parks spread out along its 62-mile shoreline.

    Big Stone State Park offers a swimming beach, fishing pier, boat launch, and hiking areas. If you like birding, the park’s prairie lands are the place to go.

    Lake Traverse covers 11,200 acres and has an average depth of 10 feet. A summer day includes powerboating, water skiing, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and more.

    The friendly community enjoys barbeques and holiday boat parades. Traverse County Park and Rosebud RV park make it easy for visitors to explore the lake.

    In this region, days start with a peaceful sunrise and end with the loons' beautiful calls.

    Explore the Area

    At Ortonville Municipal Golf Course, golfers can play 18 holes while overlooking the beautiful Big Stone Lake. The course-side restaurant makes a great stop at the end of the day.

    Ortonville hosts the annual CornFest, a three-day event full of entertainment, food, beverages, music, and parades.

    The Big Stone County Fair is held in Clinton every year, where you and the kids can enjoy rides, fried foods, and challenging games.

    Perfect for a Family

    Around Big Stone, Traverse, and other lakes of the area, you will find schools, stores, and attractions to accommodate the whole family.