Lake Poinsett Cabin Rental ~ About the Lake



*Glaciers formed Lake Poinsett over 10,000 years ago.

*It covers 8,500 acres and is South Dakota's 2nd largest natural lake.

*There are many different species of fish including walleye, northern pike, crappie, bass, perch, just to mention a few.

*Over the years, several state record fish have come out of Lake Poinsett.

*The lake is very popular for skiing and other water sports and has the size to accommodate fisherman and skiers alike.

*There are 5 public boat ramps on the lake.Click here to download a map of Lake Poinsett that includes locations of all the boat ramps.

*For current boat ramp availability info visit the SD Game Fish & Parks web site. Youíll find the link to the web site under the Links page.

*Itís an hour and 15 minutes from Sioux Falls, 25 minutes from Brookings and 20 minutes from Watertown.

*For more details on things do on and around Lake Poinsett visit the Area Activities page.