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Mcdonald Lake - Edna Twp


4Listings$150K-$300K$860KTotal Value
Mcdonald Lake - Edna Twp, Minnesota

Located in Minnesota, Mcdonald Lake - Edna Twp real estate is a limited supply market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

About Mcdonald Lake - Edna Twp
Over 2,000 Acres of Water

McDonald Lake, also known as Schwartz Lake or Big McDonald #2, is a beautiful 561-acre lake. All three McDonald Lakes have a combined surface area of over 2,000 acres!

The lakes are located in Edna Township, Minnesota, under 30 miles from Detroit Lakes and under 70 miles from Fargo, North Dakota.

The Hector International Airport is under 75 miles away, and the Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Hospital is under 35 miles away.

On the Water Fun

McDonald Lake offers plenty of room for residents to enjoy recreation and relaxation.

Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and relaxing on the shoreline. Many homes have private docks, but there's a public access point off Seclusion Point Road.

Anglers looking to toss out a line can find black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, common carp, and white sucker.

Around the Area

Try out the cross country ski trails at Spidahl’s Ski Gaard in nearby Erhard. This family-owned business has over 10 miles of finely groomed trails created from old county roads and logging trails.

When you get hungry, nearby restaurants like Brew Ales & Eats in Perham, Skål, and Billy’s Corner Bar & Grill are great choices!

Visit Detroit Lakes

No matter the season, the list of things to do in Detroit Lakes doesn’t stop.

With more than 400 lakes within 25 miles, Detroit Lakes offers more freshwater and miles of shoreline than any other vacation destination in northwest Minnesota.

Detroit Lakes is home to numerous local restaurants, art galleries, shopping, and outdoor parks. There are also annual events and festivals here!

After a fun-filled day, take a break at any of the highly-rated restaurants in the city. Top picks include Zorbaz, Brygge Taps & Taste, The Fireside, Lakeside Tavern & Brewery, and Long Bridge.

Visit Fargo

Fargo is a hub of history, culture, entertainment, and attractions. The city claims to be "North of Normal," making it a unique spot to explore.

Museums are abundant in this city, offering options for art lovers, baseball enthusiasts, families, and more. Popular options are the Fargo Air Museum, Roger Maris Museum, Plains Art Museum, and The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm.

The Red River Zoo is another must-see in the area with a collection of around 89 species on 22 developed acres of land. Other highlights include an antique carousel, interactive children’s exhibits, and animal encounters.

For some outdoor sights off the water, check out the Northern Plains Botanic Society. This serene oasis has plenty of lush plants and flowers within eight spaces of beauty.

When hunger strikes, there are many delicious dining options here. The top-rated ones include Mezzaluna, Blackbird Woodfire, Würst Bier Hall, Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews, and JL Beers.

Why McDonald Lake?

If you’re looking for a quiet outdoor getaway nestled on a lightly developed lake, then you’ve found the perfect match with McDonald Lake!