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.