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West Mcdonald Lake - Dora Twp


West Mcdonald Lake - Dora Twp, Minnesota

West Mcdonald Lake - Dora Twp real estate is regarded as a tight inventory market in Minnesota for lake homes and lake lots.

  • 5Mi. of Shoreline
  • 62Deepest Depth
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Water Level
    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).
Fergus Falls Historic State Hospital
Cottage Dr, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Perham Airport
42706 Co Rd 80, Perham, MN 56573
11 miles away
Fergus Falls Municipal Airport
4005 MN-210, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
39 miles away
    About West Mcdonald Lake - Dora Twp
    Located in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

    West McDonald Lake is located in the town of Dora, Minnesota. Fargo, North Dakota, is a little over an hour away.

    Hector International Airport is roughly an hour away. The closest location for emergency care is Perham Health, 17 minutes away.

    West McDonald Lake

    The lake is 756 acres and reaches depths up to 16 feet. This private lake is perfect for those seeking quintessential lake activities that don't want the pressure many lakes around it experience. Popular water sports include water skiing, wakeboarding, swimming, and fishing.

    Anglers can catch various fish, including bullhead, largemouth bass, muskie, northern pike, rock bass, walleye, yellow perch, carp, and various panfish.

    Explore Perham

    Those looking for fun off the water can explore everything nearby Perham has to offer.

    One popular attraction is the Perham Roller Rink, where visitors can strap on a pair of skates and have fun rolling around the track. Another is the Perham Lakeside Golf Club, where visitors can grab a club and test their skills out on the green.

    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.

    Experience 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.

    Make West McDonald Lake Your Next Home!

    Residents that live on West McDonald say it's the #1 lake in the area!