Big Stone Lake
County Road 60
Clinton, MN 56225
About Big Stone Lake
Big Stone Lake is a blue sparkling water that covers an area of 12,360 hectares and was formed on the banks of the Warren River, a valley of prehistoric rivers in northern Switzerland. The picturesque lake dates back to the last Ice Age, when the Agassiz Glacier Lake flowed through the Traverse Gap and emptied into the Warren Glacier River. Today, the valley and the prehistoric river Big Stone Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Switzerland and the second largest lake of its kind in Europe.
The Big Stone Lake takes its name from the granite found in the nearby Minnesota Valley and is the source of the Minnesota River that flows into the Great Lakes, the largest freshwater lake in Switzerland and the second largest lake of its kind in Europe. Both the river and the lake on the Minnesota River are controlled by the state of Minnesota, which owns and operates the BigStone Lake Dam. Indians - like the ancient people who lived near the lake and scientists have found evidence that there were people near this lake 12,000 years ago.
Big Stone Lake, a 26-mile freshwater lake that is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the United States and the second largest in Europe, is also the reservoir for the Minnesota Valley.
Big Stone Lake has a 60.2-mile stretch of emerald-green coastline dotted with lakes, rivers, streams, lake parks and a host of other amenities. In addition to recreation, it also offers fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, swimming, fishing and other recreational activities. BigStone Lake is a popular spot for boaters, swimmers and anglers and boasts one of the largest and most scenic lakes in the state of Minnesota.
When you're fishing, you'll enjoy the endless selection of fishing boats, kayaks, canoes, swimming, fishing and other recreational activities at Big Stone Lake. The park offers a variety of hiking, biking and hiking trails, as well as a variety of other amenities. Add your photos to the BigStone Lake Facebook page for more information about the lake and its activities and activities.
Sunbathers can enjoy the sun from the shore or from the boat, and on hot summer days, nothing is more than a dip in the cool, refreshing lake. South Dakota hosts a variety of events, including the annual Big Stone Lake Festival and the BigStone Lake State Park Festival in Big Stone City. In Ortonville, Minnesota, the city closest to the lake, you can play 18 holes of golf, go gogo birdwatching, visit the educational center, buy antiques, learn about the history of the Great Lakes and their refreshing waters, or visit and learn about local history and culture. It is located on the site of the Big Stone County Museum and is housed in a historic building with a large collection of historical artifacts and artifacts from around the world.
Ortonville also offers winter recreation, and interest in snowmobiling grows with the increase in challenging, well-marked trails. Cross-country skiing is a popular activity, as are snowshoeing, snowboarding, skiing, sledding and snowmobiling.
Big Stone Lake offers breathtaking views of the city of Ortonville and its surroundings and you will be sure to be satisfied. If you are considering the winter recreation and recreation opportunities in the area in general, choose Big Stone Lake as your destination.