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  • 7Mi. of Shoreline
  • 55Deepest Depth
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
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    Full Pool Year Round
  • Counties: Otter Tail County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are not allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(218) 631-3510
415 Jefferson St N, Wadena, MN 56482
Wadena, MN 56482
Perham Municipal Airport
42706 Co Rd 80, Perham, MN 56573
21 miles away
Fergus Falls Municipal Airport
4005 MN-210, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
45 miles away
    About West Leaf Lake
    Located in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

    West Leaf Lake is located in the town of Leaf Lake and is located in Ottertail County, Minnesota.

    The closest airport is Hector International Airport, an hour and a half away. The nearest hospital is Lake Region Healthcare which is 41 to 57 minutes from West Leaf Lake.

    What's Nearby?

    There are multiple golf courses, many different types of restaurants, Phelps Mill Park, Maplewood, and Glendalough State Parks.

    The area is rapidly growing, yet it still offers the hometown feel that Minnesota is known for. Fargo, North Dakota, is an hour and 34 minutes from West Leaf Lake, making Fargo the perfect weekend getaway destination.

    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 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.

    Lake Information

    The lake is 700 acres and reaches depths up to 55 feet. Water sports that you can participate in include; waterskiing, wakeboarding, fishing, and swimming.

    Anglers can expect to catch various fish, including bullhead, largemouth bass, muskie, northern pike, rock bass, sauger, smallmouth bass, walleye, white bass, yellow perch, and various panfish.

    Make West Leaf Lake Your Next Home!

    Leaf Lake is a beautiful and quaint town that allows everyone to feel at home.